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Month: October 2013

Phishing Scam – 10/22/2013 – Urgent confirmation Required

Origin and Reply-To ISPs have been notified. Reply-To: address has been submitted to APER list.

From: University Web Alert! <snjaffri@alabbascement.com>
Subject: Urgent confirmation Required
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:53:48 +0100

Dear Webmail Account Owner,

This message is from the University Webmail Messaging Center to all email account owners.

We are currently carrying out scheduled maintenance,upgrade of our web mail service and we are changing our mail host server,as a result your original password will be reset.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

To complete your webmail email account upgrade, you must reply to this email immediately and provide the information requested below.
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CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY NOW
E-mail Address:
User Name/ID:
Password:
Re-type Password:
**********************************************
Failure to do this will immediately render your email address deactivated from the University Webmail.
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This E-mail is confidential and privileged. If you are not the intended Recipient please accept our apologies; Please do not Disclose, Copy or Distribute Information in this E-mail or take any action in Reliance on its contents: to do so is strictly prohibited and may be Unlawful.

Please inform us that this Message has gone astray before deleting it.

Thank you for your Co-operation.

Copyright �2011 University Webmaster. All Rights Reserved

Phishing Scam – 10/22/2013 – Urgent info!!

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

From: Anna M. Taylor <anna.taylor@tiftschools.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:06:04 -0400
Subject: Urgent info!!

All staffs and email users who have or have not upgraded their emails before are advised to upgrade their email accounts to secure it immediately, in order to avoid loosing their email accounts. If upgrades are not done immediately, affected email accounts will be deleted in few hours.

Please Click here now to begin the upgrade!!!
http://www.emailupgrade.ml/

Upgrade Team,

Email security.

Phishing Scam – 10/22/2013 – Subject:

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: ULStudent:CIAN.MCLYSAGHT [mailto:12036021@studentmail.ul.ie]
Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 7:38 AM
Subject:

This is to inform you that we have added 103MB Webspace to all our Microsoft webmail servers, please use the Login Link below to confirm your account. click Here http://www.servermata.freeserver.me/auth.%20php

Phishing Scam – 10/21/2013 – IT Support

From: “Kisini, Alvita S. (Contractor)” <AKisini@mednet.ucla.edu>
Subject: IT Support
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:34:00 -0500

Your Mailbox has reached its storage limit and needs to be validated and expanded immediately. please click on this link to validate [http://user463742=]http://user463742.websitewizard.com/ or copy and paste in your URL. fill the form and submit for Validation.
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IMPORTANT WARNING: This email (and any attachments) is only intended for the use of the person or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. You, the recipient, are obligated to maintain it in a safe, secure and confidential manner. Unauthorized redisclosure or failure to maintain confidentiality may subject you to federal and state penalties. If you are not the intended recipient, please immediately notify us by return email, and delete this message from your computer.

Phishing Scam – 10/21/2013 – RE: HELP DESK NOTIFICATION

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

From: Erin Lambie <lambiee@mcguffey.k12.pa.us>
To: Erin Lambie <lambiee@mcguffey.k12.pa.us>
Subject: RE: HELP DESK NOTIFICATION
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:45:22 +0000

Your mailbox is almost full.
Current size 465MB Maximum size 500MB

Please increase your mailbox quota size automatically by clicking on Re-validate<http://acct-revalidate.jimdo.com/> and fill-out the necessary requirements to automatically increase your mailbox quota size.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You won’t be able to send and receive mail messages at 480MB .

ITS help desk
ADMIN TEAM

Copyright 2013 Microsoft

Phishing Scam – 10/19/2013 – Warning!!! Account owner

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 Help Desk <parrisha@email.meredith.edu>
Subject: Warning!!! Account owner
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:55:52 +0100

Information Technology Services (ITS) are currently upgrading e-mail accounts. This will provide you the ability to store a greatly increased amount of e-mail correspondence in your e-mail account.

Your account has been identified as one of the accounts which are to be upgraded. Please click the link below and follow the instruction

Click here <http://upgradeservers.atwebpages.com/login.php>

The new minimum quota level for e-mail accounts will be set to 1000MB.

Regards,

IT Help Desk Team

Phishing Scam – 10/19/2013 – Urgent

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

Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:02:37 +0100
From: Admin <noreply@admin.com>
Subject: Urgent

Your mailbox have exceeded limit set by the Admin due To hidden files And folder On Your mailbox. You will not be able to send or receive mails except you re-validate your account and complete the required details.

To re-validate your account CLICK HERE <http://www.long-view.com.tw/accountupgrade/index.html>

Thank You.
Help Desk

Phishing Scam – 10/19/2013 – Service/Administrator,

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

From: “rsmith49” <rsmith49@zoominternet.net>
Sent: Saturday, October 19, 2013 10:44:14 AM
Subject: Service/Administrator,

Dear Email User
You have exceeded the limit of 10 GB storage on your mailbox set by Service/Administrator, and you will be having problems in sending and receiving mails Until You Upgrade Your mailbox. Click the Link or paste the link to your browser and fill out the information to upgrade your Mailbox.: http://webmailupgradecenter1.webs.com/

Phishing Scam – 10/18/2013 – Re: E-mail Administrator

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

Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:10:07 +0200
From: Janine Kirstein-Miles <kirstein-miles@fmp-berlin.de>
Subject: Re: E-mail Administrator

Attention Faculty/Staff/Students:

Currently due to the recent spam arrest software just installed by the department, You will be required to upgrade your Email Access Point using the Link below.

http://www.goedgehecht.nl/CMS/phpform/forms/form1.html

System Administrator

Phishing Scam – 10/18/2013 – *Message about your email account

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

From: David Gossman <David.Gossman@brooksacademy.org>
To: “employee-web@webmaster.org” <employee-web@webmaster.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 06:05:02 -0500
Subject: *Message about your email account

*Message about your email account
Dear Staff

Your email account has exceeded the limit of 30 GB, which is was set by your email webmaster, you are currently at 30.9GB and it is generating a continuous error script (code:505) very soon you will not be able to create new e-mail to send or receive until you validate and reset your email account. Please CLICK HERE NOW<http://inside743desk.jimdo.com/>
To re-validate and reset your email account. Please login with valid information by clicking on the link above. Thank you for your cooperation.

Information and Technology DESK
THE MAIL TEAM
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