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 (March 23, 2018): “UPDATE!!!”

From: UChicago Mail Service [mailto:snooper100@windstream.net] Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 6:43 PM Subject: UPDATE!!! Hold on, this is important! Dear UChicago User, Take a minute to make sure your account recovery info is up to date. If you ever have trouble signing...

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Email Scam (March 26, 2018): “Customer Service”

From: Mail Update [mailto:steve_jeske@windstream.net] Sent: Monday, March 26, 2018 10:02 AM Subject: Customer Service Dear User, Your incoming messages were placed on hold due to our recent upgrade to our database. Kindly UPDATE NEW your mail-box to receive new...

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Email Scam (March 24, 2018): “Customer Service”

From: Mail Updated Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:07 AM Subject: Customer Service Dear User, Your incoming messages were placed on hold due to our recent upgrade to our database. Kindly UPDATE NEW your mail-box to receive new messages that are pending. Virus-free....

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Email Scam (March 23, 2018): “Customer Service”

From: lindalee3@iowatelecom.net Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 4:52:59 PM Subject: Customer Service Dear User, Your incoming messages were placed on hold due to our recent upgrade to our database. Kindly UPDATE NEW your mail-box to receive new messages that are pending....

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Email scam (March 24, 2018): Upgrade Required

From: Admin Portal [mailto:cfrowe@windstream.net] Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2018 10:44 AM Subject: Upgrade Required Your two incoming mails were placed on pending status due to the recent upgrade.​ ​Click on upgrade below,​ UPGRADE We apologies for any inconv eniences...

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Email scam (March 24, 2018): “UPDATE!!!”

Hold on, this is important! Dear UChicago User, Take a minute to make sure your account recovery info is up to date. If you ever have trouble signing in or having trouble with server and mail, we can use it to help you. Kindly Click  RECOVERY to recover all info,...

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Email Scam (March 23, 2018): “Admin Update”

From: "Monthly Support" Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:54:34 -0400 (EDT) Subject: Admin Update Dear User, Your incoming messages were placed on hold due to update of our database and security settings. Kindly click UPDATE<https://goo.gl/w3oXEt> mail-box to receive new...

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