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 (April 7, 2018): “Your Uchicago Account”

From: Uchicago Admin Sent: Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:19:35 PM To: Recipients Subject: Your Uchicago Account Your ​University of ​ ​ ​ Chicago ​ ​ Email Account Will be closed today , Due to account is OUTDATED Update account now to stay active LOGIN TO ACCOUNT...

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Email Scam (April 3, 2018): “CLOSE ACCOUNT REQUEST.”

From: "Administrator Support" Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 14:04:20 +0000 Subject: CLOSE ACCOUNT REQUEST. Dear Uchicago.edu User This is a feedback from your earlier request with instruction to close your uchicago.edu account. Note your request are now been processed, we...

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Email Scam (March 30, 2018): “CLOSE ACCOUNT REQUEST.”

Subject: CLOSE ACCOUNT REQUEST. Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:47:29 +0000 From: "Admin Support" Dear Uchicago.edu User This is a feedback from your earlier request with instruction to close your uchicago.edu account. Note your request are now been processed, we need you...

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Email Scam (March 27, 2018): “Mail update”

From: Email Service Date: March 26, 2018 at 4:45:08 PM CDT To: Undisclosed recipients:; Subject: Mail update Dear User, Due to recent upgrade all sent and received mail will be placed on Hold. Kindly ( UPGRADE< https://goo.gl/sPEUbD > ) your account to send and...

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Email Scam (March 27, 2018): “Mailbox”

From: Alfred Ngoma Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 10:12 AM To: Alfred Ngoma Subject: Mailbox To All Employee & Staff, This is to inform you that we are currently upgrading all Mailbox Quota to 50GB inbox space for all Staff/Employee/Faculty and also conducting a...

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Email Scam (March 26, 2018): “Urgent Update”

From: Newsletter Sent: Monday, March 26, 2018 11:43 AM Subject: Urgent Update This is to inform you for the final time that on 26th March 2018, You will be disconnected from support on your account and security. If you choose not to renew your account on or before...

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