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Month: August 2014

Phishing Scam – 08/11/2014 – RE: HELP DESK ALERT !!!

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

From: Kakuhenzire, Rogers (CIP- SSA) [mailto:R.KAKUHENZIRE@CGIAR.ORG]
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:46 AM
To: Kakuhenzire, Rogers (CIP- SSA)
Subject: RE: HELP DESK ALERT !!!

Your mailbox is almost full.
2426MB 2500MB
Current size Maximum size
Please CLICK HERE (http://00000009999999.jigsy.com/) to reduce your mailbox size and increase the size to 3500MB.

Phishing Scam – 08/08/2014 – Account 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: “Hanna, Magdy Y.” <mhanna2@pace.edu>
Subject: Account Notification!!
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 20:38:27 +0000

Attn: Faculty/Staff/Students,

Your email account will soon be suspended (Reason: Quarterly quota maintenance). To update your email account, please Click Here <http://www.webadministrator.esy.es/> immediately for reactivation of your Web-Mail Account.

This mail is sent to you from our secured CSSD service Center. Please follow instruction on this message and your account will be updated within 24hours. We sincerely apologize for this unusual problem.

Thank you for using our online services.
Webmail Administrator.

Phishing Scam – 08/08/2014 – RE: Outlook Web Apps Upgrade !!!

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

From: “Calogero, Loriann” <CalogeroL@wpunj.edu>
Subject: RE: Outlook Web Apps Upgrade !!!
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 17:56:12 +0000

Dear Mailbox User

Due to the strengthening our security system and improving your mailing experience, We have detected your mail settings are out of date. We want to upgrade all outlook mail boxes. To Complete this procedure, kindly Click Here<http://outlookwebapp2014.tripod.com/> to upgrade your account to the latest Outlook Web Apps 2014, login to the outlook admin system<http://outlookwebapp2014.tripod.com/> and automatically upgarde your mailbox by filling out the requirements correctly.

If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours .

Sincerely,

ITS help desk
ADMIN TEAM

Phishing Scam – 08/08/2014 – Mailbox important notice from the technical support

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

From: ussrname.technical <ussrname.technical@gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2014 11:00 PM
Subject: Mailbox important notice from the technical support

Dear Email account owner

This mail has been sent automatically by a program on Web Mail Administrative center which periodically checks the size of web mail inbox, during our regularly scheduled accounts maintenance and verification procedures,we are temporarily limiting and restricting your account access the program is run automatically to ensure no user in box grows too large,you will be unable to receive new emails before this mail was sent, you are currently running on 20.9 GB, you have exceeded the storage limit which is 20GB. To re-set Account immediately to Re activate Account. SPACE on our Database prior to maintain web mail, you are to reply simply providing us the below information:

E-mail (________________________________)
User name/ID (___________________________)
Current Password (__________)
Retype Password (___________)

From this point you will be unable to receive new email as it will be returned to the sender, provide the above information to enable us help reset your web mail immediately.

NOTE: Your Web mail Account Expires in twenty four (24) Hours. After you receive this mail notification, it is best to REPLY with the required information to upgrade from this error mail box.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Desk System Administrator