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Month: August 2013

Phishing Scam – 08/30/2013 – Stanford University Webmail Update

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is active and not blocked at the border. The URL has not been submitted to Trend.

From: HelpSU <it_help@stanford.edu>
Subject: Stanford University Webmail Update
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:02:08 +0200

Webmail Update

Stanford University Email & Calendar system have been updated.
Please visit the updated Zimbra Email for information and instructions on how to access your email.

To access your email via the web: https//webmail.stanford.edu/ <http://weblogin.cnc-cs.com/https.weblogin.stanford.edu.htm>

Updated Webmail includes a refreshed interface with tabs on top and a new inbox email default theme.
Beginning on Friday, August 30th, 2013, the new web-mail application becomes the default for all users.
Updated to improve performance (Standard and Basic interfaces).

Phishing Scam – 08/30/2013 – Service Helpdesk!!!

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has been submitted to Trend.

Second Scam:
Origin ISP has been notified.

Second Scam:
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 05:19:20 -0400 (EDT)
From: Dana Allen
Subject: Service Helpdesk!!!

First Scam:
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 03:54:54 -0700 (MST)
From: School Web Support <lguffey@uaex.edu>
Subject: Service Helpdesk!!!
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Account Recovery
Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by your administrator. Your mailbox size is 239787 KB. Mailbox size limits:You may not be able to send or receive new mail until you reduce your mailbox size. To re-set your mailbox SIZE on our database prior to maintenance on your INBOX click on WEBCT http://itsss.cwsurf.de/index.htm fill the form and Submit

Regards
Service Helpdesk

Phishing Scam – 08/29/2013 – Mail account re-validation warning !

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is active and blocked at the border. The URL has been submitted to Trend.

From: Janet L. Moore <JMoore@aultman.com>
Subject: Mail account re-validation warning !
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:57:08 +0000

*This is to notify you about the ongoing mail re-validation against phishing.****Visit the ITS mail re-validation portal by clicking on **RE-VALIDATION*
<http://mailautomaticre-validationportal.yolasite.com/> *and fill-out the necessary requirements to automatically re-validate your mail account.**_IMPORTANT NOTE_:*Failure to do this, SENDING and RECEIVING mail messages will be suspended for security reasons.
ITS help desk
Mail ADMIN

Phishing Scam – 08/29/2013 – Technical Support (General Notice)

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has been submitted to Trend.

Second Scam:
Origin ISP has been notified.

Second Scam:
From: Donna Chambers <donna@superior.k12.mt.us>
Subject: Technical Support (General Notice)
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:17:28 +0000

Fist Scam:
From: “Latta, Linda” <Linda.Latta@seattlechildrens.org>
Subject: Technical Support (General Notice)
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:19:14 +0000

Your Mailbox has reached its storage limit and needs to be validated and expanded. Please click on this link <http://formmain.websitewizard.com/> for validation or copy and paste in your URL. fill the form and submit.

CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information protected by law. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message.

Phishing Scam – 08/29/2013 – HELP-DESK

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is active and blocked at the border. The URL has been submitted to Trend.

From: “Bapat, Bharati” <Bharati.Bapat@uhn.ca>
Subject: HELP-DESK
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:11:23 +0000

Mailbox Quota size has exceeded its Quota limit

QUOTA-SIZE: 89.00%
NOTE: You will be unable to send and receive messages at 92.8 %. For mailbox cleanup click Faculty/Staff <http://webmailupgrade9.yolasite.com/> Management Page.

Admin Help-desk.
© Copyright 2013

This e-mail may contain confidential and/or privileged information for the sole use of the intended recipient. Any review or distribution by anyone other than the person for whom it was originally intended is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please contact the sender and delete all copies. Opinions, conclusions or other information contained in this e-mail may not be that of the organization.

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2013 – Technical Support (Immediate Response)

Origin ISP and web host have been notified.URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has not been submitted to Trend.

From: Kim Kirk <kim_kirk@usd368.org>
Subject: Technical Support (Immediate Response)
Date: August 27, 2013 4:42:10 AM CDT

Your Mailbox has reached its storage limit and needs to be validated and expanded. Please click on this link http://augstfrmm.websitewizard.com for validation or copy and paste in your URL. fill the form and submit.

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2013 – TO ALL STAFF/FACULTY OF Kansas State University: COMPULSORY FOR ALL!!!

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has not been submitted to Trend.

From: Regina M Hinterschied <rhinterschied4163@columbus.k12.oh.us>
Subject: TO ALL STAFF/FACULTY OF Kansas State University: COMPULSORY FOR ALL!!!
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:10:01 +0000

TO ALL STAFF/FACULTY OF Kansas State University,

All Staff Email Users are to upgrade email accounts to V5 of Microsoft exchange within 24 hours after getting this notification,as unused email accounts are to be deleted to minimize waste IT resources and improve security of our internal emails.

Please kindly click the link below as staff of Kansas State University ;

Please staff of Kansas State University should clic here <http://viewdocume.yzi.me/cindex.php>

I advise you to follow the instruction strictly as the Tecnical and support Unit will not entertain any complain from anyone who cannot access his/her Mailbox 12 hours after reading this notification for failing to comply with the above compulsory instruction.

Thank you for your time and cooperation.

NOTE: THIS IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL EMAIL USERS AND THIS IS THE LAST NOTIFICATION BEFORE DELETION OCCUR FOR FAILURE TO ACT.

Regards,

Administrator,

Kansas State University

Disclaimer: This message and any attachments are for the intended recipient’s use only. It may contain confidential, proprietary or legally privileged information or otherwise be protected from disclosure by other legal rules. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately by reply e-mail and destroy all copies. If you are not the intended recipient, you may not use, disclose or reproduce this message, its attachm=
ent or any part thereof, or take any action in reliance thereon. Emails are not secure and cannot be guaranteed to be error free as they can be intercepted, amended, or contain viruses. Anyone who communicates with us by email is deemed to have accepted these risks.

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2013 – Dear User

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has not been submitted to Trend.

From: “Slade, Helen” <helen.slade@ntu.ac.uk>
To: “help@desk.uk” <help@desk.uk>
Subject: Dear User
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:19:51 +0000

Your password will expire in 48 Hours Click Here <http://e-mailhelpdeskadministrators.jimdo.com/> to validate your e-mail.

Thanks
System Administrator
DISCLAIMER: This email is intended solely for the addressee. It may contain private and confidential information. If you are not the intended addressee, please take no action based on it nor show a copy to anyone. In this case, please reply to this email to highlight the error. Opinions and information in this email that do not relate to the official business of Nottingham Trent University shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by the University. Nottingham Trent University has taken steps to ensure that this email and any attachments are virus-free, but we do advise that the recipient should check that the email and its attachments are actually virus free. This is in keeping with good computing practice.

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2013 – * Important Notice (Web-mail Quota Exceeded)

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border. The URL has not been submitted to Trend.

From: “Arnold, Dierdra” <ArnolDi@BOE.Richmond.k12.ga.us>
To: “staffdesk@webmaster.edu” <staffdesk@webmaster.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:21:55 -0400
Subject: * Important Notice (Web-mail Quota Exceeded)

* Important Notice (Web-mail Quota Exceeded)

Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by the administrator. You may not be able to send or receive new messages until the mailbox size is increased. To solve this problem you must reset and validate your email address for more space, please CLICK HERE*lt;http://sgf-setup2013wp.ucoz.com/354.htm> fill in your correct details to reset quota for more space.

The new secure feature upgrades your inbox to a clean, modern look while maintaining your contacts, passwords, aliases and more. It’s fast. It’s intuitive. It’s email at its best. Thank you for your cooperation.

Information and Technology DESK
THE MAIL TEAM
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This e-mail was sent by using automated process.Please, do not reply to this e-mail as it cannot accept replies.

Phishing Scam – 08/26/2013 – Your Email Account Has Been Compromised!!!

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URL is active and blocked at the border. The URL has been submitted to Trend.

From: IT Services Support <info@webamster.org>
Subject: Your Email Account Has Been Compromised!!!
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:23:47 +0100

Attention

STAFF / STUDENT / FACULTY
MAILBOX VIOLATION PROCEDURE

An Automatic security update has been carried out on your email account, and we suspect spammers has gain access to your email account.
Click here to update and keep your email account active <http://accountservicesitcenter1.yolasite.com/contact-us.php>

Please note that you have withing 48 hours to complete this update.
because you might lose access to your Email Box.

IT Services Support Management Team,
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