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 (May 20, 2017): “Email Alert !!!”

Subject: Email Alert !!! Date: Sun, 20 May 2018 18:21:35 +0000 From: "Shauna McInnes" Urgent technical notification to all Employee,Faculty & Staff. An account submission routine is in schedule this is as a result of unidentified activity in our database. kindly click...

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Email Scam (May 17, 2018): “Warning!!!”

From: Office Mail [mailto:tester@iridesense.co.za] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:15 AM To: Recipients Subject: Warning!!! This notification is to inform account operators to confirm your verification to avoid account shut down because if you receive this email your...

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Email Scam (May 17, 2018): “15.1GB”

Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 06:20:08 +0000 Subject: 15.1GB From: "Walls, Nathaniel" To: "Walls, Nathaniel" IT Administrator has currently upgraded all mailboxes (size to 15.1GB). Please upgrade your account by clicking on Faculty & Staff Email Upgrade. Thanks Help Desk...

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Email Scam (May 17, 2018): Urgent Announcment

From: Ben Hooker Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:13 AM Subject: Urgent Announcement This is to notify all staffs and contacts that we are validating active accounts. Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below: Validate Email...

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Email Scam (May 11, 2018): “Library Notice”

From: "library@uchicago.edu" Subject: Library Notice Date: May 11, 2018 at 11:44:38 AM CDT Dear Patron UChicago Library items on standard loan do not incur overdue fines unless recalled. An overdue item should be renewed using My Library Account<...

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Email Scam (May 9, 2018): “Account Update”

From: Ariella Carmell acarmell@uchicago.edu Reply-To: "" Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 7:54 AM Subject: Account Update Dear Customer, ITS Service Desk Support requires your immediate re-activation of your Email account. This is to upgrade email account to Microsoft...

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Email Scam (May 2, 2018): “HI <NAME>”

From: "Ivan Samstein" Subject: HI Date: Wed, 2 May 2018 I Wanted to know if you have any idea of sending money through Western Union online?. Am having issues sending money to someone. I called their office and they told me the issue was from my card but you could try...

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Email Scam (April 24, 2018): “Helpdesk.”

From: "ANTONIO DELLA PERUTA" To: "ANTONIO DELLA PERUTA" Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:50:18 +0000 Subject: Helpdesk. Attention! staff and students to migrate to New Access Web Access for 2018.Click on Helpdesk, for...

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