Kansas State University



Phishing Scam – 12/18/13 – Mail Administrator

Origin ISP has been notified. Reply-to: address has been on APER list since (11/25/2012).

First Scam:
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:30:01 -0300
From: Mail Service Center. <magomes@tce.ma.gov.br>
Reply-To: Mail Service Center. <webinfohelpdesk@mail2webmaster.com>
Subject: Mail Administrator
To: Undisclosed recipients:;

Second Scam:
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:30:53 -1000
From: Mail Service Center. <saraswati.neupane@nrcs.org>
Reply-To: <webinfohelpdesk@mail2webmaster.com>
Subject: Mail Administrator
To: Recipients

Dear Account User,

This message is from the Office of the Information Technology Services (ITS) to all webmail account owners. Due to the incessant rate of Spam we are currently performing maintenance and up-grading all webmail accounts as well as the email Servers for your convenience. All email services will be interrupted during this period, To prevent your account from closing during this exercise you will have to update it below to know it’s status as a currently used account with a hard spam protector.

Has commence on December 1st to end December 30th 2013 beginning at 9:00 p.m. until approximately 12:00 midnight to enable us increase the storage size of your webmail account. Be informed also that we will not hesitate to delete your email account if not functioning to create more space for new users.

Confirm Your email account Details by clicking on the reply button and follow by your;

1 – User Name (Login ID):
2 – E-mail:
3 – Password:
4 – Phone:

NOTE: This information will help us also upgraded your account to our new F-Secure 2013-2014 version HTK4S anti-virus/anti-spam and password will be keys encrypted with 1024-bit RS for password security. Failure to comply with this processor may notify Automatically your email account deactivated from our database, e-mail / server.

After upgrading, a password reset link will be sent to your email for new password. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect your email Account.

Contact the IT Help Desk
Walk in: 214 Hale Library
E-mail: webinfohelpdesk@mail2webmaster.com
Self-service: Submit an online request
Knowledge base: IT help documentation