Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: March 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

Email Alert - Phishing Email Sent to Fordham Community on 3/21/2011

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

From: Help Desk technohirn@web.de
To user@fordham.edu
cc
Subject Email Alert

Dear User,
We are currently terminating inactive emails to reduce network congestion and thus serve you better.
To prevent your account from being terminated, you will have to update this email by providing the information requested below:
________________________________________________
Please Complete the details below
Your Email: __user@fordham.edu__
User Name: ________________
Password:______________________
Date of Birth:__________________
_________________________________________________
Account owners that refuse to comply as stated above may lose such an account permanently.
Message Code: KMNXD62T/PL8TY/4AJS
Thank you,

Help Desk

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Message could not be delivered[ScanMail Notification] Virus detected! - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 3/8/2011

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


From: Automatic Email Delivery Software noreply@fordham.edu
Date: Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 9:16 AM
Subject: Message could not be delivered[ScanMail Notification] Virus detected!
To: user@fordham.edu

Dear user of fordham.edu,

Your account was used to send a large amount of spam during the recent week.
Probably, your computer was infected by a recent virus and now contains a trojan proxy server.
Please follow our instructions in order to keep your computer safe.

Have a nice day,

fordham.edu support team.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Your Email Verification. Message From Helpdesk - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 3/4/2011

This is another phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about March 4th, 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.

From: "Dirk, Wendy"
To: ithelpdesk@domain.com
Cc:
Subject: Your Email Verification. Message From Helpdesk

Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by your administrator.
Your mailbox size is 164899 KB. You are to recieve this warning when your mailbox reaches 160000 KB
Mailbox size limits:
Account Would be disabled only if account owner refuses to revalidate account within 48hours of receiving this warning.
To reset and revalidate kindly click the Microsoft Login Page below:
http://exchangelogins.ucoz.com/web.htm

Thank you.
Help Desk

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