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Month: January 2020

Phishing Scam – 01/31/2020 – Re: 03/25/2018 password-change deadline for eID *******

Scam sent to one’s self with a google drives link placed at the top of an old helpdesk email.

Check out my presentation
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1raoGSbPGPkQXsaEZjlqyoQkogfKH6cqP&export=download
Password for archive: 7777
Dear ******,
>
>Your eID password will expire on 03/25/2018. You are receiving this email because as of 03/11/2018 01:00 AM the password for eID ******* has not been changed. You must change your password every 180 days.
>
>If your password is not changed by 03/25/2018, you will LOSE ACCESS to central email, KSIS, K-State Online, limited free printing, university computing labs, and other ITS services. To change your password, sign into Connect by clicking the “Sign in” button from the K-State home page. Once you are on the Connect page, find the eProfile section, click the “Manage password” link and then follow the prompts to change your password. Make sure to enter your cell phone number so you can later recover a forgotten password via text message.
>
>Once you have changed your password, immediately update the password settings with your new password in all your computers, devices and applications or else risk getting locked out of K-State wireless or email. This includes:
>
> –KSU Wireless and/or KSU Housing wireless connections
> –Your local email and calendar client such as Outlook, MacMail and iCal, Pegasus, or Gmail
> –Your mobile device(s) such as your cell phone or tablet
>
>Did you forget your password? Go to Connect by clicking the “Sign in” button from the K-State home page. Click the “Forgot your eID password?” link and follow the prompts to reset your password. You can reset your password by email or by text message.
>
>STUDENTS and EMPLOYEES: You will need to confirm or make changes to your contact information as part of changing your password.
>
>Contact us if you need assistance.
>
>IT Help Desk
>214 Hale Library
>Kansas State University
>helpdesk@k-state.edu
>785-532-7722
>

Baiting Scam – 01/30/2020 – EMPLOYMENT!!! (INTERNSHIP JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS)

From: JONATHAN THOMAS-STAGG
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2020 4:28:53 AM
To: ********* <********@ksu.edu>; ******** <*********@ksu.edu>; **********<******@ksu.edu>;******* <******@ksu.edu>; ******** <*******@ksu.edu>; ******* <*******@ksu.edu>;******* <********@ksu.edu>; ********** <*********@ksu.edu>; ********** <**********@ksu.edu>; ******* <***********@ksu.edu>
Subject: EMPLOYMENT!!! (INTERNSHIP JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS)

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Baiting Scam – 01/30/2020 – EVERY: 4th Annual Housing Fair

Do not click on the link contained within any email resembling this, especially if it contains a variation of “Archive Password: 7777”

From: ******** <***********@ksu.edu [mailto:******@ksu.edu]>
Subject: Re: [******] EVERY: 4th Annual Housing Fair
Date: January 30, 2020 at 12:59:38 PM CST
To: ********* <********@ksu.edu [mailto:*********@ksu.edu]>
Here is an update of the project.
https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1al6N1EGtMP46R2qkegoaTu9HMoxCDnp9&export=download [https://drive.google.com/uc?id=1al6N1EGtMP46R2qkegoaTu9HMoxCDnp9&export=download]
Archive password: 7777
Find your place!
[cid:231DC852-0F79-4E8F-94A7-D0FD4746DAFC@ksu.edu]
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Phishing Scams – 01/29/20 – JOB OFFER $500 WEEKLY PT!!MAIL ME BACK ASAP!!

Blocked at the border.

From: jobment melon
Sent: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:54 PM
To: paul.willard@slu.edu
Subject: JOB OFFER $500 WEEKLY PT!!MAIL ME BACK ASAP!!
JOB EMPLOYMENT $500 WEEKLY FT/PT
Are you available for personal assistant work from home job offer?This is opened opportunity for you.For more info,please click on the link below to get started.
http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-5139416/my-form-3 [http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-5139416/my-form-3]
Hiring Manager

Phishing Scam – 01/28/20 – Mark shared a document [user’s eID goes in here]

Blocked at the border.

From: *******
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:57 PM
To: *******
Subject: Mark shared a document [user’s eID goes here]
Hello *******,
Mark has shared a document with you with the message:
    – Here are the documents Mercy requested for.
View file [https://www.livinghealthylist.com/wp-content/plugins/ks/?email=*******@ksu.edu]
Оrgаnіzаtіоn: Ksu.edu
Mailed tо: *******.

Reply-To Scam – 01/23/2020 – [No Subject]

The phisher is pretending to be a department head by creating a gmail that looks like the department head’s actual KSU email.

Email Body:

Sent from Mail [https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986] for Windows 10
From: ****** [mailto:*****.ksu.edu@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 26, 2019 2:55 PM
To: ****** [mailto:******@ksu.edu]
Subject: Re:
Get back to me on time please.
******
Department Head and Professor
******
*******
*******
******
Kansas State University
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019, 9:52 PM ********, <*********.ksu.edu@gmail.com [mailto:********.ksu.edu@gmail.com]> wrote:
I’m currently in the meeting that’s why am contacting you through email. I need you to get me something from the store right away please.
********
Department Head and Professor
******
**********
**********
******************
Kansas State University
On Thu, 26 Dec 2019, 9:53 PM *************, <***********@ksu.edu [mailto:**********@ksu.edu]> wrote:
Hi ***********
I am available , sorry I Just got your email
************
Sent from Mail [https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986] for Windows 10
From: *************** [mailto:*********.ksu.edu@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 26, 2019 1:56 PM
To: ********** [mailto:************@ksu.edu]
Subject:
Hi, are you available? I need your assistance urgently
*************
Department Head and Professor
***********
*************
***********
************
Kansas State University