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Month: June 2020

Phishing Scam – 06/30/20 – Donation From Warren E. Buffett

This is a reply-to scam. The scammer is trying to impersonate Warren Buffett. Google and Microsoft have been notified.

From: Warren Buffett
Date: Tue, Jun 30, 2020, 3:27 PM
Subject: Donation From Warren E. Buffett
To:

Hi
My name is Warren Buffett. I’m a philanthropist from American. I have sign
a gift donation payment of $2.700,000.00 Million in your name through the
help of CEO/Managing Director of Pnc Bank Florida Head Office for this year
pandemic crisis as believe success should be used to help each other.so I
know your email address is valid.
Kindly Email me back and I will get back to you with full details about
your donation payment of $2.700,000.00 Million sign today.
Regards,
Mr. Warren Buffett.

Phishing Scam – 06/30/2020 – [Blank Subject]

This is a reply to scam, the scammer is trying to steal money by impersonating someone of authority. We notified Google and Microsoft.

We are seeing many of these come in. We will add to this post the email addresses used to impersonate department heads, deans, and administration.

From: **** <bryanadey35@gmail.com [mailto:bryanadey35@gmail.com]>

bryanadey35@gmail.com
mbrenner.edu@gmail.com

Date: June 30, 2020 at 6:30:15 PM CDT
To: ****@ksu.edu [mailto:****@ksu.edu]
Hello are you available?
Please, I need your assistance urgently 
Dr. ****
Professor, Head and IGP Institute Director 
Grain Science & Industry Department 
****
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phishing Scam – 06/29/20 – Bad practice

Bit-Coin scam.

From: software bhardwaj <softwarebhardwaj@gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 3:48 PM
To:******
Subject: Bad practice

Browsing questionable websites for adults u may infect your PC with the virus.
You run thru the letter cuz you My malicious application has infected your computer thus you are reading through the text.
My virus enablesur webcam and carries out secret footage.
I noticed that u enjoy arouse sexually and now I gotta distribute the video to all ur enquiries from ur email.
I will let u a chance to emerge from the challenging situation and recover ur prestige.
U must send 0,14 Bitcoins to bc1qj2uca87fj00tyta3fnpfkjr64h7evykh2zy5ep e-purse within 24 h after reading this notification (I’ll be notified) and I guarantee that I will eliminate all your appalling bunch of dirt.
If I won’t be compensated in 24 h, in 48 h I am gonna send your beat off video to all your contacts as well as publish it on social networking sites.
It’s your call if your public image means something in the eyes of your closest people.
I hacked this email, soon there will be no access to it so It’s pointless to write me.

Phishing Scam – 06/29/20 – Re: K-State Admissions Representative Feedback Request

Phishing Scam with a link to a storage with the password: 7777 added to a previous email scam portion has been bolded.

From: kelleym@cvs285.net <kelleym@cvs285.net>
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 2:21 PM
To: ********** <*****@ksu.edu>
Subject: Re: K-State Admissions Representative Feedback Request

I have made some edits. Please check.
https://send.firefox.com/download/f153b5d915920367/#KhcyWm3wyiAknFVshv04AQ
Archive password: 7777

Hello from K-State!

We appreciate the cooperation and assistance you have provided to *****, the Admissions Representative representing Kansas State University in your area. To help ensure that the work of this representative is in the best interest of your students and school, we would appreciate your confidential observations of their professional behavior and interactions. We hope to use the feedback we receive from you and your colleagues at other schools to help us select and train our admissions staff. Of course, your identity will be protected.

To share your feedback, please complete this survey<https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9S5oH6oo7JortiJ>. It should take no more than approximately 10 minutes to complete. We would love to receive your responses by March 1st.

Please do not hesitate to let me know if there are any questions. Thank you for your time!

Reply to Scam- Weekly Position Announcement t FT/PT TM

Reply to Phishing Scam acting as a part time job ad. This scam has been reported to Microsoft do not reply to this message.

From: Thomas Mcmahon
Sent: Saturday, June 27, 2020 5:11 PM
To: *******
Subject: Weekly Position Announcement t FT/PT TM
 You were referred with 10 other students from the Universities Educational Chamber Of Commerce to work and study for $400 weekly,Disability Resources and Educational Services looking for you to fill up this available position !
If interested, Kindly send your phone Number and personal email address for better communication for more details also need.

Phishing Scam – 06/25/20 – New Scanned File-ML6V045271 From Your Contact

Phishing Scam with an attachment download that has malicious code used to harvest users accounts.

From: DocuScan – K-state <fdaniels@cruiseone.com<mailto:fdaniels@cruiseone.com>>
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:10 AM
To: *******@k-state.edu<mailto:*******@k-state.edu>
Subject: New Scanned File-ML6V045271 From Your Contact
Importance: High

[logo]
A New File from K-state was Scanned to you, details below:
File Type : Pdf/htm
File Size : 87 kb
Time-Shared : 25 June, 2020
Recipient : ******@k-state.edu<mailto:******@k-state.edu>
Download to View Files
This message was sent to *********@k-state.edu<mailto:*********@k-state.edu>
© Μicrosoft Services for K-state.edu 2020.
The information contained in this message may be CONFIDENTIAL and is for the intended addressee only. Any unauthorized use, dissemination of the information, or copying of this message is prohibited. If you are not the intended addressee, please notify the sender immediately and delete this message.

Phishing Scam – 06/24/20 – Weekly Position Announcement t FT/PT

Reply-To Phishing Scam.

From: Thomas Mcmahon
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:38 AM
To: *******
Subject: Weekly Position Announcement t FT/PT
 You were referred with 10 other students from the Universities Educational Chamber Of Commerce to work and study for $400 weekly,Disability Resources and Educational Services looking for you to fill up this available position !
If interested, Kindly send your phone Number and personal email address for better communication for more details also need.

Phishing Scam – 06/24/20 – TRAVIS SMITH has shared a documеnt with yоu

Phishing Scam with a link with document being shared through Sharepoint.

From: Travis Smith <tsmith@trinium-inc.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:02 AM
Subject: TRAVIS SMITH has shared a documеnt with yоu

TRAVIS SMITH has shared a documеnt with yоu

Date: 24/06/2020
This message was sent by [Sharepoint]
JUNE-24-06.pdf –
480.48kb
ViеwOneNоteDоcument<https://storage.googleapis.com/aonedrive-25-descendant-653990222/index.html>