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Month: October 2016

Phishing Scam – 10/05/2016 – Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 1 GB

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

From: E-mail Administrator [mailto:no-reply@rackspace.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2016 11:14 AM
Subject: Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 1 GB

MAIL NOTIFICATION WARNING!

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 1 GB. You might not be able to receive new mail with files until you upgrade your account.
click to upgrade your account now
Account Upgrade Now <http://ibizasunangel.com/ins/webmail2/index.php?email=********@ksu.edu>
If your account is not upgraded within 48 Hours, we will be forced to shut down your Account.

Thanks.
Mail Service ! (c)2016 All Rights Reserved
________________________________
<http://www.avast.com/> This email is free from viruses and malware because avast! Antivirus <http://ibizasunangel.com/ins/webmail2/index.php?email=********@ksu.edu< protection is active

Phishing Scam – 10/5/2016 – “Email Account Update”

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

From: helpdesk <helpdesk@k-state.edu>
Subject: Email Account Update
Sent: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 8:51 AM

Dear User,
The volume of e-mail you are storing on the Central e-mail system is now exceeding your normal
space allocation, kindly Click MoreStorage [http://tinyurl.com/zaaht34] to increase your storage capacity by 100 GB
Sincerely,
HelpDesk Service
Kansas State University

 

Phishing Scam – 10/04/16 – Verify your account

From: Gleaves, Naquesia, J <naquesia.gleaves366@topper.wku.edu>
Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 8:46 AM
Subject: Verify your account
To:

*Verify your account *
*Dear Subscriber,*
*Your Kansas State University account has been compromised. You must verify
your account immediately or your account will be closed.*
Click here to update <http://signink-state-edu.weebly.com/>

*© 2016 Kansas State University. All Rights Reserved.*

Phishing Scam – 10/04/19 – Re: IT Notice

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

From: “Grzebeniak, Shannon” <SGrzebeniak@VANFAX.COM>
Subject: Re: IT Notice
Date: October 4, 2016 at 8:41:10 AM CDT

IT Notice to all Users
IT Service Desk require you to update your Outlook mailbox Web Apps 2016.
Click HERE <http://schaethu.wixsite.com/secureowa [http://schaethu.wixsite.com/secureowa]> to re-login on the update page to have your web mail update now.
Connected with Exchange
© 2016 OWA Corporation. All rights reserved.

Reply-To Scam – 10/3/2016 – “Career Opportunities”

From: Office Contact
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: Career Opportunities

 Greetings,
Special request to all students, with reasonable wages, three
fifty every week plus tips only on your class free time. Don’t
waste anymore time, hit me up with the stated requirement for
further details.
1.      Full name:
2.      City :
3.      Age :
4.      Major :
5.      Direct cell to contact you:
Make sure you respond only to the address stated here (
pstud510@gmail.com ), because if you send to any other you won’t
be contacted.
P. Stud

Phishing Scam – 10/3/2016 – ” ITS/HELP_DESK”

From: Serita Kelsey
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 2:06 PM
Subject: RE: ITS/HELP_DESK

Security alert
Protecting your account is a matter taking seriously.
Due to recent activities going on in your account we hereby suspend your account from sending and receiving of messages.
if you do not update your account in the next 18 hours you will loose access to your account totally. 
Follow the account service link below:
CLICK HERE TO LOGIN USING SECURE ENCRYPTION [http://microsoftoutlookwebap.strikingly.com/]
and automatically update your mailbox by filling out the requirements correctly.

Site has already been taken down by the owner.

Phishing Scam – 10/03/2016 – This is an Email Service Alert

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

From: <********@ksu.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 12:31 PM
Subject: This is an Email Service Alert

Upgrade Your Account This is an Email Service Alert from Help-desk. This is to inform you that your mailbox has exceeds its storage limit, you will be unable to receive and send emails. To re-set your Account Space on our database, prior to maintain your INBOX from 20G to 20.9G. CLICK HERE <http://user-helpdesk.sitey.me/> to Activate 
Warm Regards, 
Help-desk Administrator.

Phishing Scam – 10/03/2016 – Important message from KSU Faculty/Staff

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

From: Kansas State University <********@k-state.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 12:24 PM
Subject: Important message from KSU Faculty/Staff

You have new important message from Faculty/Staff.
Click here <http://rare.guzelhosting.com/~doganseh/yasinhasipek/resimler/eid.k-state.edu.html> to read
 Thank You
Kansas State University 

Phishing Scam – 10/03/2016 – Owa Admin

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

From: outlook web access <mailto:m0188298@mcphs.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2016 10:21 AM
Subject: Owa Admin

Admin has detected unusual activity related to your account and will be temporarily disabled if you don’t Re-Activate and add more space. Click Here <http://mg-logmaue.esy.es/owa1.php [http://mg-logmaue.esy.es/owa1.php]>   to login and re-activate.
Kind regards,
ITS Service Desk.
outlook web access( owa ).
Karen Camargo
Tutor Online(Adjunct Faculty)
School of Nursing
MCPHS University
19 Foster Street | Worcester MA 01608
karen.camargo@mcphs.edu [mailto:karen.camargo@mcphs.edu]