Latest Phishing Scams

List below are the latest phishing scams that have been acted upon by Information Security. Think you’ve received a phishing email? Don’t click it, report it.

Email Scam (Oct 28, 2020): “[AMAZON] Billing update!

From: "Minshall, Richard D" <rminsh@uic.edu> Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8:34 AM Subject: [AMAZON] Billing update! Dear Customer, It is required that you update your billing information. Your recent payment declined. Click to update billing...

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Email Scam (Oct 14, 2020): “Part-Time Job Offer”

From: CAMPUS JOBS <joseburgos8290@gmail.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 5:12 AM Subject: Part-Time Job Offer The services of a student administrative assistant is urgently required to work part-time and get paid $300 weekly. Tasks will be carried out...

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Email Scam (Oct 14, 2020):

From: Chair Department <chair.departmentt@my.com> Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:37:26 AM Subject: Available cell phone number? Best Regards, JOSEPH P. MASCO Professor of Anthropology and of the Social Sciences in the College; Department Chair The...

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Email Scam (Oct 7, 2020): “Fwd: FYI”

From: Carlos Mauricio Toapanta Chimarro <ctoapantach@mag.gob.ec> Subject: Re: FYI Date: October 7, 2020 at 10:12:34 AM PDT To: Carlos Mauricio Toapanta Chimarro <ctoapantach@mag.gob.ec> ​ De: Carlos Mauricio Toapanta Chimarro Enviado: miércoles, 07 de...

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Email Scam (Oct 5, 2020): “Part-Time Job Offer”

From: ON-CAMPUS JOBS <winifredp942@gmail.com> Sent: Monday, October 5, 2020 2:44 AM Subject: Part-Time Job Offer The services of a student administrative assistant is urgently required to work part-time and get paid $300 weekly. Tasks will be carried out...

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Email Scam (Sep 3, 2020): “Mailbox Storage Notice”

From:  user@hku.hk OR user@bolton.ac.uk Date:   Mon, Aug 24, 2020 Subject:  Mailbox Storage Notice OR Notice: Mailbox Storage Your mailbox storage has reached 98% on the email server. 98% 100% At 100% limit, Certain email features like; · Sending messages · Receiving...

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