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Month: January 2016

Phishing Scam – 01/15/16 – RE: Mailbox is full

The URL is not active and is blocked at the border. The ISP and Web Host were notified.

From: Katherine Gilder <KGilder@stjosephscollege.net>
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2016 8:03 AM
To: Katherine Gilder
Subject: RE: Mailbox is full,

Mailbox is full, 00.1 GB, Please reduce your mailbox size. expand your email quota (size)
CLICK HERE: IT ADMINISTRATOR SERVICE. [http://serviceadmin.webeden.co.uk/]

Phishing Scam – 01/12/16 – Attention: E-mail User

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

From: ICT SERVICE <hafizur@sau.edu.bd>
Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 7:56 PM
Subject: Attention: E-mail User

Attention: E-mail User,

You have exceeded your E-mail account limit quota of 250MB and you are requested to expand it within 24 hours or else your E-mail account will be disable from our database.

===> CLICK HERE : http://upgrade-service-desk.jimdo.com [http://upgrade-service-desk.jimdo.com] with the complete information requested to expand your account quota to 2GB.

Thank you for using E-mail services.

©2016 Office Information Center.
All rights reserved.

Phishing Scam – 01/12/16 – FW: Important Update

The URL is active and is blocked at the border. The URL was submitted to Trend. The web host and ISP were notified.

From: Internal Revenue Service <irs@services.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:56:56 -0300
Subject: Important Update
As we prepare to start the 2015 Tax filling season, we have undergone slight changes in the filling process to enable filling for your refund easier and to prevent unnecessary delays. Part of the changes include updating our database with your information. Please ensure to carefully complete this verification to avoid hitches in processing your refund. To access the form for your tax refund, please open and fill in the form attached to this letter. Note: For security reasons, we will record your ip-address, the date and time. Deliberate wrong inputs are criminally pursued and indicated.

Phishing Scam – 01/11/16 – Account Update

The URL was not active and is blocked at the border. The URL was submitted to Trend. The web host and ISP were notified.

From: Mesaros, Matthew <matthew.mesaros@stvincent.edu>
Sent: Monday, January 11, 2016 4:36 PM
Subject: Account Update
ITS Service Desk Support requires your immediate re-activation of your Email account. This is to upgrade email account to Microsoft Outlook 2016. Inability to complete this procedure will render your account inactivate. Activate by completing the survey procedure. CLICK HERE <http://jksazx.com/xd/>: to activate.

Phishing Scam – 01/12/16 – Mailbox Users

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

From: “White, Angela” <anwhite@ves.org>
Subject: RE: Mailbox Users
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016 15:14:42 +0000

This is to notify all mailbox users on the end of year Mailbox Quota Cleanup, If you receive this message you are to log on to your email account to upgrade.Please upgrade your account by clicking on the following link:
IT ADMINISTRATOR SERVICE [http://user.webeden.co.uk/] to clean up mailbox.
Thanks,
Copyright © 2016,
IT Administrator Maintenance Team,
All Rights Reserved

Phishing Scam – 01/11/16 – Email Account Update

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

From: Kansas State University
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:59:31 -0500
Subject: Email Account Update

Dear Staff,
All staff email users are to upgrade email accounts within 24 hours after getting this notification. All unused email accounts are to be deleted to minimize IT data resources and improve the security of our internal email system. Please kindly click on the link below as staff of Kansas State University:
Staff of Kansas State University should click here [http://dreamlightdigital.com/sounds/kstate/Sign%20in%20_%20Kansas%20State%20University.html]
Sign in | Kansas State University [http://dreamlightdigital.com/sounds/kstate/Sign%20in%20_%20Kansas%20State%20University.html]
dreamlightdigital.com
Kansas State University official homepage.

I advise you to follow the instruction strictly as the technical and support unit will not entertain any complain from any staff who can not login after 24 hours prior to reading this notification.
NOTE: THIS IS COMPULSORY FOR ALL EMAIL USERS.
Thank you,
Kansas State University
IT Help Desk
214 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phishing Scam – 01/09/16 – Your email Account will be blocked soon

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

From: Nagi SIDDG <nagi.siddg@wfp.org>
Subject: Your email Account will be blocked soon
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2016 13:35:02 +0000

Your email Account will be blocked soon, due to our new security upgrade process , If you would like to continue using your Email Address login again Here [http://ow.ly/WPDPM] immediately and continue enjoying your email account. 

Admin.
The information contained in this electronic message and any attachments is intended for specific individuals or entities, and may be confidential, proprietary or privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately, delete this message and do not disclose, distribute or copy it to any third party or otherwise use this message. The content of this message does not necessarily reflect the official position of the World Food Programme. Electronic messages are not secure or error free and may contain viruses or may be delayed, and the sender is not liable for any of these occurrences. The sender reserves the right to monitor, record and retain electronic messages.

Phishing Scam – 01/11/16 – (c)2016 ITS Help Desk​

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

From: HK Kim [mailto:Kim_HK@itf.org.uk]
Date: Monday, January 11, 2016 8:47 AM
Subject: (c)2016 ITS Help Desk​

To All 
We currently upgraded our Web-mail Server outlook to 50GB inbox space. Please log-in to your user account to validate E-space. Your emails won’t be delivered by our server, unless email account is confirmed. protecting your email account is our primary concern, for account update (Web Mail) Click on Outlook Web Access [http://packum.nl/libraries/Owaa/VERIFICATION.HTML]
should you have any questions please contact the IT Helpdesk.
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION.
Copyright (c)2016 ITS Help Desk​
This email is confidential and may be privileged. If you have received it in error, please notify the sender and then delete it immediately. You should not copy it or use it for any purpose nor disclose its contents to any other person. Any views or opinions expressed within the email are solely those of the sender and do not necessarily represent those of the ITF or the Seafarers’ Trust.

Phishing Scam – 01/04/16 – Zimbra E-mail User….

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

From: Zimbra Admin Sent: Monday, January 4, 2016 6:54 PM
Subject: Zimbra E-mail User….
 

Attention: E-mail User,
 
You have exceeded your E-mail account limit quota of 250MB and you are requested to expand it within 48 hours or else your E-mail account will be disable from our database. 
===>  CLICK HERE :  http://zimbra2016admin.jimdo.com/ <http://zimbra2016admin.jimdo.com/>with the complete information requested to expand your  account quota to 4GB.
Thank you for using E-mail services.
©2016 Office Information Center.
All rights reserved.

Phishing Scam – 01/04/16 – RE: mailbox users

Origin ISP has been notified. Site is not active and blocked at the border.

From: Fillipovich, Corey
Sent: Monday, January 4, 2016 7:47 AM
To: Fillipovich, Corey
Subject: RE: mailbox users
 
This is to notify all mailbox users on the end of year Mailbox Quota Cleanup, If you receive this message you are to log on to your email account to upgrade.Please upgrade your account by clicking on the following link: 
IT ADMINISTRATOR <http://maintenance.webeden.co.uk/> to clean up mailbox.
Thanks,
Copyright © 2016, 
IT Administrator Maintenance Team, 
All Rights Reserved