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Month: April 2014

Phishing Scam – 4/30/2014 – Subject: RE: Final Warning From Admin Desk

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

From: DEECD Mail <doemail@edumail.vic.gov.au>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:31 AM
To: DEECD Mail
Subject: RE: Final Warning From Admin Desk

We have recently updated our website to improve our security.

Please click the link below and follow the instructions to ensure your account is enable and not blocked.

http://www.sjs-meriden.org/forms/use/upgrade/form1.html or http://helpdesk-1.wix.com/secure

If you need immediate assistance, please contact our support team.
Note: It is important that your personal information is accurate and complete. This
information may later be used to help verify the owner of the account.

Help Desk Team.

Important – This email and any attachments may be confidential. If received in error, please contact us and delete all copies. Before opening or using attachments check them for viruses and defects. Regardless of any loss, damage or consequence, whether caused by the negligence of the sender or not, resulting directly or indirectly from the use of any attached files our liability is limited to resupplying any affected attachments. Any representations or opinions expressed are those of the individual sender, and not necessarily those of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

Phishing Scam – 4/29/2014 – Subject: IT Help desk notification‏‏‏

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: Richard Gross [mailto:grossr@lasalle.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:27 AM
To: Richard Gross
Subject: IT Help desk notification‏‏‏

Dear user,
We currently upgraded to 4GB space. Please log-in to your account in order to validate E-space. Your account is still open for you to send and receive e-mail. Click on Current student, faculty and staff email upgrade <http://insiteportalforallfacultyandstaff.yolasite.com/> to confirm details of your email account. Note that failure to confirm your email with this notification, would lead to dismissal of your user account. Protecting your email account and improving the quality of your email account is our primary concern. This has become necessary to serve you better.
Copyright ©2014 IT Help desk.

Phishing Scam – 4/28/2014 – SUSPECT: General web-mail maintenance

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

From: Garcia, Maria C [mailto:mcg1003@sru.edu]
Sent: Monday, April 28, 2014 5:11 AM
To: employeedesk@webmaster.edu
Subject: SUSPECT: General web-mail maintenance

General web-mail maintenance
Dear Account Owner,
We want to upgrade all Microsoft Exchange email account scheduled for today as part of our duty to strengthen security of your mailbox. CLICK HERE<http://www.soundipod.com/smtpupgrade/> to upgrade your account to Outlook Web Apps 2014. If your settings is not updated today, your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive message any longer.
Sincerely,
-IT Department
Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved

Phishing Scam – 4/25/2014 – RE: ADMIN 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: SOUTHWICK, Margaret <Margaret.Southwick@whitireia.ac.nz>
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2014 9:10 AM
To: SOUTHWICK, Margaret
Subject: RE: ADMIN HELP DESK NOTIFICATION‏

Your inbox has almost exceeded its storage limit. It will not be able to send and receive e-mails if exceeded it limit and your e-mail account will be suspended from our server. To avoid this problem, you need to Re-validate you mail box quota

Re-validate (http://mailboxrevalidate.tripod.com/adminrevalidate/​)

If we do not receive any reply from you within 24 hours your mailbox will be suspended.

Thank you.
Admin Help Desk Administrator

“This e-mail (including any attached files) is intended only for the addressee and may contain confidential information to Whitireia. If you are not the original addressee you are notified that any transmission, distribution, printing or photocopying of this e-mail is prohibited. If you have received this email in error, please delete and notify me. Unless explicitly stated the opinions expressed in this email do not necessarily represent the official position of Whitireia.”

Phishing Scam – 4/24/2014 – helpdesk

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

From: admin <bchen@tcd.ie>
Subject: helpdesk
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:46:51 +0100

Your mailbox storage capacity has been surpassed please revalidate your account details to enable receiving/sending of mails

Please click here to <http://mail.07.fulba.com/revalidate.php?webmail=upgrade> upgrade your e-mailbox immediately.

University of New Hampshire

Phishing Scam – 4/23/2014 – IT Helpdesk: Mailbox Warning!

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

From: Nancy Baumhover <Nancy.Baumhover@asu.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:53 AM
Subject: IT Helpdesk: Mailbox Warning!

Dear user,
Your mailbox is almost full. Please click on the link below to verify your location and enable us increase your Webmail storage space to 2GB. <http://www.studiomixx.com.br/ilwa/>

85%

100%
Increase Storage
Your Webmail Account will be suspended within 48 hours, if verification is not done. At 95% you won’t be able to send any mail.
Thank you for your cooperation.

IT Helpdesk

Phishing Scam – 4/16/2014 – Web/E-mail Account Holder,

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

From: UNIVERSITY MESSAGING CENTER [mailto:neta@itthon.hu]
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:32 AM
Subject: Web/E-mail Account Holder,

Web/E-mail Account Holder,

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.
***************************************************************
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.
*************************************************************
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 (c)2011 University Webmaster. All Rights Reserved

Phishing Scam – 4/14/2014 – Read: Service Help-desk (Urgent)

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

From: David Wise <DMWISE@rocktenn.com>
Subject: Read: Service Help-desk (Urgent)
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:06:47

Dear Customer

Your E-mail account has exceeded its limit and needs to be verified, if not verified within 48hours, we shall suspend your account. Click the Link below or Copy it and pest it in your browser to be verified

http://healthyperceptions.info/includes/Update/Host.html

update your web account so that your web account can be activated.

Thank you
System Admin

Phishing Scam – 4/14/2014 – Mail Service

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

From: Admin <athanassiou.sotirios@mfa.gr>
Subject: Mail Service
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:43:25

Mail Service Are Upgrading Mailbox Quota Storage Limit.
To re-validate Your Account Please Click Here<http://jimdo.cwsurf.de/> to enter required details. We are sorry for the inconveniences.

Thanks.


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