Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: April 2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

WARNING CODE:132fordhamalert - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/21/2012

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 21st, 2012. 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 IT Customer Card directly at 718 817-3999 or via email: HelpIT@fordham.edu

From: FORDHAM  UNIVERSITY TEAM
To:
Date: 04/21/2012 06:52 PM
Subject: WARNING CODE:132fordhamalert


Welcome to Fordham University Webmail
Remote Webmail Service
Information Systems & Services:

We hereby announce to you that your email account has almost exceeded its
storage limit in our database. You might be unable to send and receive
email, and this could make you email account ineffective and deletion from
mail server database.

To avoid this problem, you are advised to verify and upgrade your email
account by providing the info. below.

Account username:

account password:

Date  of birth:

warning:failure to respond to this announcement within the next three
market days will result to deletion of your account.

Thank you for your usual cooperation.

Remote Webmail Service

© 2012 Fordham University Webmail

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Verify This E-mail Address - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/11/2012

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 11th, 2012. 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 University" helpdesks@fordham.edu
To:
Date: 04/11/2012 11:44 AM
Subject: Verify This E-mail Address

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Fordham University
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We detected irregular action on your e-mail system.

As the Primary owner, you must verify your account activity before you
can continue using your account, and upon verification, we will remove any
restrictions placed on your account.

click on the link below:

https://mail.fordham.edu

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You can also forward your mail from any other e-mail accounts such as
Yahoo, Hotmail, etc. to your Webmail account so that your contacts won't
have to memorize a new e-mail address and you can access all of your mail
in one place. You can find forwarding instructions for your other e-mail
accounts in their online documentation.

Webmail service has reserved a system maintenance window of Saturdays from 4:00 a.m.
to 8:00 a.m. that will be used only if Webmail service needs to perform any work that
will take the system off-line. Otherwise, the e-mail system will
be available around the clock.

Thank You,

Fordham University

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Apple Store Order Acknowledgment W206235207 - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/10/2012

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 10th, 2012. 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

Thursday, April 5, 2012

ssubfed - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 4/5/2012

This is another phishing scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 5th, 2012. 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: "Owen Walton"
To: user@fordham.edu
Cc:
Date: 04/05/2012 11:28 AM
Subject: ssubfed


The Domestic Wire Transaction, 10 hours ago initiated from your checking account (by you or any third party), was rejected by the Federal Reserve Wire Network.

Please visit: www.federalreserve-onlinecp.com to view details.
Laverne Ware
Fraud Department.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Global Payments: Data breach is contained | ZDNet

Keep those credit card statements handy and check 'em, check 'em often!!!

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