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Month: May 2017

Phishing – 5/31/17 – Goodevening

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Subject: Goodevening
Dear User,
The volume of e-mail you are storing on the Central e-mail system is now exceeding your normal
space allocation. Click HERE to request for more storage space on your webmail account
for 100 GB.
Sincerely,
Kansas State University IT Service HelpDesk

Phishing- 5/25/17-Account Shutdown

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From: ******* *******
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:41 PM
Subject: Account Shutdown
Messages with the subject line of “Account Shutdown” have been known to be malicious. Please, be very cautious with these messages.
This is to notify all Students, Staffs of Kansas University that we are validating active accounts.Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
Validate Email Account [http://irce7.org/shock/office/index.html]
Sincerely
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
Kansas State University 

Phishing Scam – 05/30/17 – Re: Apply Now…..Recruitment.

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From: ***** ******* <*******@ksu.edu>
Reply-To: “karude1ich@aol.com” <karude1ich@aol.com>>
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:58 AM
To: ******* <*******@ksu.edu>
Subject: Re: Apply Now…..Recruitment.
Hey,
I am Donald Ray, Recruitment Specialist and Control Officer for Srour Textiles. We have a job that pays up to 5,000$ monthly in your area and we would like you to participate and it doesnt affect your current job. Get Back to me with your RESUME or let me know if you are interested.
Sincerely,
Srour Textiles
www.srour.ae [http://www.srour.ae]. [http://www.jabtex.com]

Phishing-5/30/17-Unblock

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From: @Century [mailto:b.dietrich@gmx.net]
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 8:13 PM
To: ******* ******* <******@ksu.edu>
Subject: Unblock
Dear *******@ksu.edu,

You have to validate your email to unblock incoming mails,please login and validate to complete the process.

UNBLOCK HERE<http://mobeentailors.com/olde/Docusign/oth.html>

Thank You
CenturyLink Team

Phishing Scam – 5/30/17 – Location Notice

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From: Office 365 [mailto:2tY5j7@office.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:18 AM
To: ******* <*******@ksu.edu>
Subject: Location Notice
<https://secure.aadcdn.microsoftonline-p.com/dbd5a2dd-6ybrougjmflxqw910ieyohr7wb4x4-yvoixrlaidmz4/appbranding/askzfdsqe20i-bcjwporaywega7vbt4acqnn1hiliiw/0/bannerlogo?ts=635974776182591704>

Dear User,

Your Account was recently signed in from unknown Location, please verify here <http://tinyurl.com/y9uadk3a> for verification to avoid your account locked.
Office 365 Team

Phishing Scam-5/27/17 – Account Shutdown

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From: Tyler Evans
Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2017 5:57 PM
To: ******* ******* <*******@ksu.edu>
Subject: Account Shutdown
Messages with the subject line of “Account Shutdown” have been known to be malicious. Please, be very cautious with these messages.
This is to notify all Students, Staffs of Kansas University that we are validating active accounts.Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
Validate Email Account [http://motion-ind.loan/sat/office/index.html]
Sincerely
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
Kansas University

Phishing Scam – 05/29/17 – STUDENT PART TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY!!! has shared a link with you!

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From: ShareThis Platform [mailto:from@sharethis.com]
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2017 9:29 AM
To: *******@k-state.edu
Subject: STUDENT PART TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY!!! has shared a link with you!
Congratulations, You have been qualified to become a secret Shopper in your location for $400. Your role is to sit down at specific servers tables, observe and report specific items that we have outlined for you. Pay is $300 per assignment. Each assignment requires 15-30 minutes of your time at a store plus time to write up your post-visit reports. Reply to (stevenwills76@gmail.com<mailto:stevenwills76@gmail.com>) with your – Full Name – Home Address – Contact Cellphone Number. Steven Wills
https://www.sharethis.com/

This message was sent by STUDENT PART TIME JOB OPPORTUNITY!!! via Sharethis share buttons.

Phishing Scam – 05/29/17 – Account Shutdown

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From: ****** ****** <******@ksu.edu [mailto:******@ksu.edu]>>
Date: May 29, 2017 at 1:24:51 PM EDT
Subject:Account Shutdown
Messages with the subject line of “Account Shutdown” have been known to be malicious. Please, be very cautious with these messages.
This is to notify all Students, Staffs of Kansas University that we are validating active accounts.Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
 Validate Email Account [http://kalaakola.tk/gellpe/office/index.html]
  Sincerely
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
 Kansas State University

Phishing Scam – 05/29/17 – Account Shutdown

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From: ****** ******
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2017 6:09 PM
Subject: Account Shutdown
Messages with the subject line of “Account Shutdown” have been known to be malicious. Please, be very cautious with these messages.
This is to notify all Students, Staffs of Kansas University that we are validating active accounts.Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
Validate Email Account [http://gorachora.ga/mim/office/index.html]
Sincerely
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
Kansas University

Phishing Scam – 05/28/17 – Your Email Has Exceeded Quota Limit.

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From: OFFICE365 <kkerr1@unimelb.edu.au>
Sent: Sunday, May 28, 2017 6:25 AM
To: **** ****
Subject: Your Email Has Exceeded Quota Limit.
 Dear *******@ksu.edu [https://is.gd/WxlXct],
 Your mailbox is almost full.
465MB
500MB
Current size
Maximum size
You are hereby advised to increase your mailbox quota size automatically by clicking on  *******@ksu.edu [https://is.gd/WxlXct]  and re-login to automatically increase your mailbox quota size.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You won’t be able to send and receive mail messages at 480MB. Upgrading is FREE
 Thanks.
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