Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: February 2010

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

A new settings file for the user@fordham.edu has just be released - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 02/23/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about February 23rd, 2010. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

Please DO NOT click the link in the email. The link will install malicious software on your machine.

For more information please visit the following link from McAfee SiteAdvisor:
http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/nerim.net/postid?p=3821677


From: "fordham.edu Team"
Subject: A new settings file for the user@fordham.edu has just be released

Dear use of the fordham.edu mailing service!
We are informing you that because of the security upgrade of the mailing service your mailbox user@fordham.edu settings were changed. In order to apply the new set of settings open this file:
h**p://i*ai.nerim.***/settings.***

Best regards, fordham.edu Technical Support.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Webmail Data Upgrade & Verification - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 02/18/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about February 18th, 2010. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

Subject: Webmail Data Upgrade & Verification

To ensure quick, responsive e-mail services, it is necessary to establish limits on the amount of e-mail each user may store on the system. The volume of e-mail you are storing on the Central e-mail system is now exceeding your normal space allocation. To request for more storage space on your webmail account, simply click the following link:
h**p://rpc.formmailh*sting.com/showform.php?id=6****0

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Your profile will be locked - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 02/17/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about February 17th, 2010. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.


User recieved the following email:
Hello!
Your profile will be locked in response to a complaint received by the Administration 29.01.2010 ã.
According to "paragraph 8 of the user agreement, fordham.edu reserves the right to suspend or terminate the provision of services fordham.edu, promptly notifying the user.

Refute the statement may be, following this link:
http://smallurl.in/d065****0f0


If the application is not rejected within 7 days, your e-mail an account will be blocked.
It has a number 847592284133683.

In the near future we will contact you.
It takes up to 3 days to process your request.
Thank you!
--------------------------------
Sincerely,
mail support service
fordham.eduv

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Attention: Staff/Student - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 2/21/2011

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about February 21st, 2011. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

To: undisclosed-recipients:;
From: Ali Ka***ti
Date: 02/11/2011 06:13AM
Subject: Attention: Staff/Student

This message is from the University Server Help Desk. We are
currently carrying out scheduled maintenance, upgrade of our webmail service
and we are changing our mailhost server as a result your original
password will
be reset. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

To update your account,Please Click the Link Below and provide the information
requested.

hxxp://www.123contactform.com/contact-form-webupdates-140100.html

If you click the link and it appears to be broken, please copy and paste the
URL into a new browser window. Failure to do this will immediately render your
Email Address deactivated from the University Email database.

Thank you for being a part of the upgrading exercise.

Help Desk,
Information Technology.
© 2011 All rights reserved.
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Recipient please accept our apologies; Please do not Disclose, Copy or
Distribute Information in this E-mail or take any action in Reliance on its
contents: to do so is strictly prohibited and may be Unlawful. Please
inform us
that this Message has gone astray before deleting it. Thank you for your Co-
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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Urgent Notice: Paypal Limited Form - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 02/04/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about February 4th, 2010. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact the University Help Desk directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

We recently have determined that different computers have logged
into your account, and multiple password failures were present
before the login. Therefore your account has been limited.

Please download the form attached to this email and open it in a web browser.
Once opened, you will be provided with steps to restore your access.
We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.


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