Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: March 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Spam Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/15/2010

This is typical spam e-mail received by a user, in this case AOL. These e-mails are generally harmless please delete any of these e-mails if you receive them.

Subject: Last day

Hey,
I'm moving on from IT and my last day is Friday. Do you want to join me and
a few others for drinks over at Anemoni's Friday @ 7?
Let me know,
Deidra

Deactivation Notice - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/26/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 26th, 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.


AllMed Health Supplies
03/26/2010 06:17 PM

Subject: Deactivation Notice

FINAL DEACTIVATION NOTICE

Your HEALTH-LINK is set to be deactivated on Monday March 29th.
We have enclosed your HEATH-LINK information below.
We recommend using your HEALTH-LINK to avoid prescriptions/consultations when ordering online pharmaceuticals.

HEALTH-LINK DETAILS:

HEALTH-LINK ID: HTH5199
Deactivation: Monday March 29th
Website URL: yearatom.com

WHAT IS HEALTH-LINK?

HEALTH-LINK is a direct link to our pharmaceutical website supply store.
By using the direct link you avoid all website restrictions such as prescriptions/consultations.
The usage of HEALTH-LINK will automatically ensure same day processing and shipping.

YOU'RE HEALTHLINK:
http://****.yea***tom.com

This is your final reminder email

Regards;
AllMed Health Supplies
yearatom.com

Spam Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/27/2010

This is typical spam e-mail received by a user, in this case GMail. These e-mails are generally harmless please delete any of these e-mails if you receive them.

Two Examples below:
From: "Miss. Rose" [user@gmail.com]
Sent: 03/27/2010 05:10 AM ZE5B
To: User
Subject: Hi
Hi
Happy Birthday!
Thanks & Regards
Rose




"Miss. Tanya"
03/27/2010 12:56 AM
To: user@fordham.edu
Hi Sir,
How r u ? Please. Have a nice day..........
Thanks & Regards
Tanya Josi

Administrative Webmaster - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/25/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 25th, 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: Administrative Webmaster

This message is from the Database Information Technology service
messaging center, to all our E-mail Account holders. All Mail-hub
systems will undergo regularly scheduled maintenance. Access to your
mailbox via our mail-portal will be unavailable for some period of
time during this maintenance-period.
We shall be carrying out service maintenance on our database and
e-mail account-center for better on-line services. We are deleting
all unused-mail accounts to create more space for new accounts.
In order to ensure you do not experience service
interruptions/possible deactivation Please you must reply to this
email immediately confirming your email account details below for
confirmation/identification.
_____________________________________
1. Full Name:
2. Full Log-in Email Address:
3. User Name:
4. Password:
5. Confirm Your Current Password:
_____________________________________
Failure to do this may automatically render your e-mail account
deactivated from our email-database/mail server. to enable us
upgrade your email account,please do reply to this mail.

Thanks.
Administrative Webmaster

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Monday, March 8, 2010

Scan upon download - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/8/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 8th, 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.

This message may have an attachment which may contain a virus, it is recommended you do NOT download or open the attachment.

To: user@fordham.edu
From: "Gail Hensley"
Date: 03/08/2010 02:04PM
Subject: scan upon download


Dear Sirs,We have prepared a contract and added the paragraphs that you wanted to see in it. Our lawyers made alterations on the last page. If you agree with all the provisions we are ready to make the payment on Friday for the first consignment. We are enclosing the file with the prepared contract.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Reports about large number of fake Amazon order confirmations

Reports about large number of fake Amazon order confirmations

Beware of fake order confirmations from ANYONE! When is doubt DO NOT log in to THAT company's website directly. Think twice before clicking links included in emails. They are often links to malware which can harm your machine. This fake email regarding a confirmation of an Amazon order is a perfect example of malicious software that will be installed on your machine by clicking on the links included in your email.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Fordham Alert Anti-Virus Code:0023tfg - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/3/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 3rd, 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.



From:FORDHAM MAIL GUARD
Subject:Fordham Alert Anti-Virus Code:0023tfg

Fordham Security Notification

A DGTJTO virus has been detected in your folders. Your Fordham email account has to be protected to our new Secured DGTJTO anti-virus 2010 version to prevent damages to the Fordham Database and your important files and messages. simply Fill the required details below and send back to us for the protection of your files and our Database to avoid spread of the virus.

Full Name:
Username:
Password:
Anti Virus Code:0023tfg

Director of Fordham Mail Guard. Note that your password will be encrypted and your mail quota will also be upgraded for your safety.

Thank you for your cooperation.
FORDHAM MAIL GUARD.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Fordham Alert Anti-Virus Code:0023tfg - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/2/2010

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 2nd, 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.


Fordham Security Notification

A DGTJTO virus has been detected in your folders. Your Fordham email account has to be protected to our new Secured DGTJTO anti-virus 2010 version to prevent damages to the Fordham Database and your important files and messages. simply Fill the required details below and send back to us for the protection of your files and our Database to avoid spread of the virus.

Full Name:
Username:
Password:
Anti Virus Code:0023tfg

Director of Fordham Mail Guard. Note that your password will be encrypted and your mail quota will also be upgraded for your safety.

Thank you for your cooperation.
FORDHAM MAIL GUARD.

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