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Month: November 2014

Phishing Scam – 11/19/14 – helpdesk

Origin ISP have been notified. URL is inactive and blocked at the border.

From: Chery, Elizabeth [ElizabethCh@health.ok.gov]
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:26 AM
Subject: helpdesk

Due to technical reasons, we are expanding and upgrading all staff and workers Mailbox immediately. Please click on this admin validation link http://contactme.com/546df2d87dd6770002007fc6 and fill the form completely. click send message for validation.

Phishing Scam – 11/19/14 – ITS:- Illegal Attempts On Your Mail Account

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

From: Robabeh Alizadeh [mailto:alizadeh@du.ac.ir]
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:10 AM
Subject: ITS:- Illegal Attempts On Your Mail Account

IMPORTANT: We discovered series of illegal attempts on your mail account from different IP locations. This is for your own safety and to avoid your account from been closed.

If these changes were made in error, or if you believe an unauthorized person accessed your account, please reset your account password immediately by clicking the link below. If you are unable to click the link copy and paste it on your browser. http://accezzlogzsin.a78.org/verify.htm

This is an automated message. Please do not reply to this email.

ITS Department
Costello Jim

Phishing Scam – 11/17/14 – RE: Staff Only (No.:10212-123)

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

From: “Murphy, Deann [IDOE]” <Deann.Murphy@iowa.gov>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:23:37 -0600
Subject: RE: Staff Only (No.:10212-123)

Staff Services and System Development

(IMAP) Server – requires Increase, Mailbox has exceeded its storage limit.

Click on STAFF-IMAP<http://staff-webmailpage.weebly.com/> to increase

Webmail SEND/RECEIVE Functions will be disabled if webmail account increase is not completed.

The System Administrator is pleased to offer a Microsoft Exchange based email and calendaring system for all active staff.
Using the Microsoft Exchange service, OWA Exchange accounts provide email, calendaring, and other administrative activities. A web-based interface is provided, called(OWA).
Exchange email users must adhere to the Responsible Policy Use.

System Development

Phishing Scam – 11/17/14 – MAILBOX IS FULL

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

From: “Safi, Froozan” <famir@indiana.edu>
Subject: RE: MAILBOX IS FULL
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:26:12

Your mailbox is almost full.
2426MB 2500MB
Current size Maximum size
Please CLICK HERE <http://onlinedesk6.wix.com/onlinedesk> to reduce your mailbox size and increase the size to 3500MB.

Phishing Scam – 11/17/14 – ITS HELP-DESK

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

From: Wiggens, Judy <judy.wiggens@vanderbilt.edu>
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2014 6:45 AM
To: Wiggens, Judy
Subject: RE: ITS HELP-DESK

Good morning,

We will be performing emergency maintenance on our network equipment.

Anticipated downtime will be approximately 60 minutes. This will affect both internet access and phone service. Click on the below link and follow the instructions
CLICK HERE: http://4567788998765.jigsy.com/
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you,
Help Desk
All Rights Reserved © 2014

Phishing Scam – 11/13/14 – Faculty And Staff Email Confirmation

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

From: Whitten, April R <arwhitten@lumberton.k12.tx.us>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:57:21
Subject: Faculty And Staff Email Confirmation

Dear user,
We currently upgraded to 30GB inbox space. Please log-in to your account to validate E-space.
Your emails won’t be delivered by our server, unless email account is confirmed.
Click on Faculty And Staff Web Access <http://accountnotification.tripod.com/> to confirm details of your user account.
Note that password should not be change once email account has been confirmed.
Protecting your email account is our primary concern
Copyright ©2014 ITS Help Desk​.

Phishing Scam – 11/13/14 – Illegal Attempts On Your Mail Account

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

From: Kurian, Pushpa <mailto:pak13b@my.fsu.edu>
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 7:07 AM
Subject:- Illegal Attempts On Your Mail Account

IMPORTANT: We discovered series of illegal attempts on your mail account from different IP locations. This is for your own safety and to avoid your account from been closed.

If these changes were made in error, or if you believe an unauthorized person accessed your account, please reset your account password immediately by clicking the link below. If you are unable to click the link copy and paste it on your browser. http://accezlogzsin.a78.org/verify.htm

This is an automated message. Please do not reply to this email.
ITS Department
Costello Jim

Phishing Scam – 11/12/14 – Library Account Access

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

From: Lisa Olsen <mailto:lolsen@k-state.edu>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:34:56 +0100
Subject: Library Account Access
Dear User,

Your access to your library account is expiring soon and it won’t be accessible for you. You must reactivate your account in order to continue to have access to this service. For this purpose, click the web address below or copy and paste it into your web browser. After logging in, your access is reactivated and you will be redirected to your library profile.

https://catalog.lib.ksu.edu/vwebv/kslauth-ksu.cgi_loginType=E_PID=75F70FE20WuoF0IZuy5OaoY8pihgrqlq3guQzVs1gFMYItktvsUZqXp42B5BF8BD8C2EC3698867FC1D0MZ0iD69m4fpdEFAZ0cvPX98hXya90Ps7hmmqon8sc/

If you are not able to login, please contact Access Services Manager at lolsen@k-state.edu.

Sincerely,

Lisa Olsen
Access Services Manager
Access & Delivery Services
University Library
Kansas State University
(785) 532-7443
lolsen@k-state.edu

Phishing Scam – 11/08/14 – ACCOUNT UPDATE!!!

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

From: HELP DESK [mailto:knutson29@tritons.iowacentral.edu]
Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2014 1:52 PM
Subject: ACCOUNT UPDATE!!!

This mail is to notify the staff and student of Kansas State University that we will be carrying out an e-mail validation exercise. We will need you to confirm that your account is still in use, please click here http://updates11.moonfruit.com/ in order to keep your account active.

Phishing Scam – 11/11/14 – IT Service Desk

Origin ISP and web host have been notified. URLs are active and blocked at the border. URLs have been submitted to Trend.

From: Pauna Saara (Saara Eveliina) <saara.pauna@hus.fi>
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:56 AM
Subject: IT Service Desk

Dear Web-mail User,
Your Mailbox has exceeded its storage Quota as set by your Administrator, you will not be able to send/receive more emails until you Re-Validate. To Re-Validate your email access.

Copy/click:
http://web-it.wix.com/service-mail

Thank you.
System Help desk.
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