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Month: August 2015

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2015 – RE: ITS Service Provider.

The URL is blocked at the border and was submitted to Trend. The original ISP and Web Host were notified.

From: Smart, Elizabeth <E.Smart@shu.ac.uk>
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:10 AM
To: Smart, Elizabeth
Subject: RE: ITS Service Provider.‏  
 
Dear mailbox user.
    New security updates need to be performed on our servers,due to the rate of phishing. Please click here [http://owamaintenance20155.wix.com/outlookwebapp] and sign in to the IT Help server for maintenance and update of your mailbox. 
Please note that,this update is compulsory to all staff and student of this institution and please kindly forward this message to all your friends and groups on your mailbox. 
 
If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours .
On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory.
 
Sincerely.
Admin Service.
 
©2015 Microsoft outlook. All rights reserved.

 

Phishing Scam – 08/27/2015 – RE: ITS Service Provider.

URL is blocked at the border and was submitted to Trend. The original ISP and Web Host have been notified.

From: Anthony Heywood <AHEYWOOD@ucreative.ac.uk>
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:23 AM
To: Anthony Heywood
Subject: RE: ITS Service Provider.‏

Dear mailbox user.
    New security updates need to be performed on our servers,due to the rate of phishing. Please click here [http://owamaintenance20040.wix.com/outlookwebapp] and sign in to the IT Help server for maintenance and update of your mailbox. 
Please note that,this update is compulsory to all staff and student of this institution and please kindly forward this message to all your friends and groups on your mailbox. 
 
If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours .
On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory.
 
Sincerely.
Admin Service.
 
©2015 Microsoft outlook. All rights reserved. 

Phishing Scam – 08/26/15 – RE: ITS Service Provider

The URL is blocked at the border. The URL was submitted to Trend. The Web Host and ISP have been notified.

From: Rowe, Wayne
Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 9:41 AM
Subject: RE: ITS Service Provider.

Dear mailbox user.
New security updates need to be performed on our servers,due to the rate of phishing. Please click here [http://owamaintenance20008.wix.com/outlookwebapp] and sign in to the IT Help server for maintenance and update of your mailbox.
Please note that,this update is compulsory to all staff and student of this institution and please kindly forward this message to all your friends and groups on your mailbox.

If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours .
On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory.

Sincerely.
Admin Service.

©2015 Microsoft outlook. All rights reserved.

Phishing Scam – 08/24/15 – RE: Faculty staff and student email update

Origin ISP and Web Host have been notified. URL is blocked at the border and by Trend.

From: “Gallagher, Lindsey” <lgallagh@nvrinc.com [mailto:lgallagh@nvrinc.com]>
Date: August 24, 2015 at 8:40:55 AM CDT
Subject:RE: Faculty staff and student email update.
 
Dear mailbox user. 
  
     Summer break regular scheduled system maintenance will be performed today, beginning at midnight.  All systems, including intranet, internet access, wireless, email, webmail, VPN, etc may be unavailable for all or part of that period. Please Click here on outlook web access [http://owamaintenance2006.wix.com/outlookwebapp]  and Login to keep your information’s safe/saved [http://owamaintenance2006.wix.com/outlookwebapp] while this on-going maintenance is processed.
 
The 2015 maintenance schedule and features are stated below.
.High speed mail delivery
.Unlimited Quota 
.Active anti-spam spyware
.New display features
Please note that,this update is compulsory to all staff and student of this institution and please kindly forward this message to all your friends and groups on your mailbox.
  
NOTE: Your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive messages in less than 24hours,if information’s are not kept safe.
On behalf of IT, this IT Alert Notification was brought to you by the Help Desk in the Customer Support Department. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory.
 
Sincerely.
Admin Service.
 
©2015 Microsoft outlook. All rights reserved. 

 

Phishing scam – 08/23/15 – Admin

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

From: Lynn Stadum
Date: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 3:27 AM
Subject: Admin

Your ksu.edu account has been temporally suspended, and this means that you will not be able to send and receive new email messages. This is because of the on-going yearly web maintenance and deleting of inactive ksu.edu accounts. You are then requested to verify your ksu.edu account below for upgrading.

Click Or Open this link to VERIFY your Account: CLICK HERE

Phishing scam – 08/20/15 – General-wemail-service

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

From: ******** ******** <********@ksu.edu>
Subject: General-wemail-service
Date: August 18, 2015 at 9:02:32 AM PDT
To: Undisclosed recipients:;

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://mailoutlook.moonfruit.com/> to upgrade your account to Outlook Web Apps 2015. 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 – 08/20/15 – Zimbra Mail Account Verification

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

From: EmailAdmin <nvan@mic.gov.vn>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:00:33 +0700
Subject: Zimbra Mail Account Verification

Dear User
You are required to upgrade email to the new zimbra webmail inter-phase to explore all the new zimbra webmail features. it is faster more secure. kindly follow the link bellow to upgrade now.
<https://mail.login.edu/src/ login.php> <http://cancel920now.pe.hu/mondzim/>

Phishing scam – 08/18/15 – Storage limit exceeded

Orgin ISP and Web Host have been notified, URL is active and blocked at the border, URL has been submitted to Trend

From: Hansen, Brian
Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 8:54 AM
Subject: Storage limit exceeded

Storage limit exceeded

Your webmail account has used 91% of its allowable storage space.
Once your account exceeds the allowable storage space you will be unable to receive any email.

Click Resolve [http://www.electro-univers.ro/wp-admin/web/] to login to your account and resolve this issue.

Support Desk

Phishing Scam – 08/17/15 – IT Help Desk Alert!

Web Host and Origin ISP have been notified. URL is active and blocked at the border. URL was submitted to Trend.

From: Ruth Seidman
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 4:48 AM
To: rseidman@shepaherd.edu
Subject: IT Help Desk Alert!

Dear Email User,
Your Outlook Web Access/App account has exceeded its storage limit. You will not be able to receive or send message. In order to restore your account please CLICK HERE <http://www.dynamicpress.pl/VERIFICATION.HTML> and login your Email required information.
Thanks.
IT Security Service Desk 2015.

Phishing Scam – 08/14/15 – Secured Alert!!

Origin Isp and Web host has been notified. URL is active and blocked at the border. URL has been submitted to Trend.

From: Sage Dowiak <dowiaks@duq.edu>
Date: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 1:20 PM
Subject: Secured Alert!!

*Attention: University E-mail User,*
*You have exceeded your University E-mail account limit quota of 250MB and you are requested to expand it within 48 hours or else your University E-mail account will be disable from our database. Simply **CLICK HERE* <http://helpdesk332098.zz.mu/>* with the complete information requested to expand your University E-mail account quota to 1GB.* *Thank you for using University campus E-mail services.*
*Copyright ©2015 University Information Center*