Fordham Information Technology - Secure IT: July 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Message From Administrator - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 07/26/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 26th, 2014. 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 Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.


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From: User@domain.com
Sent Tuesday, July 26, 2014 2:00 PM
Reply To: User
Subject: Message From Administrator


Your Email Address requires verification. Click here to proceed.(Malicious Link) N.B You have less than 48hours to do this or have your Email Account Suspended.


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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Update Alert - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 07/22/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 22nd, 2014. 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 Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.


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From: User@domain.com
Sent Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:00 PM
Reply To: User
Subject: Update Alert

You have exceeded your 
gmail.fordham.edu quota limit of 500MB and you need to  expand the gmail.fordham.edu quota before the next 48 hours. If you have not updated your gmail.fordham.edu account in 2014, you must do it now. You can expand to 10GB gmail.fordham.edu quota limit.
 
Click on the link below to upgrade your account: (Malicious Link)

Thanks for your understanding.




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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Email Storage Limit - Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 07/01/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about July 1st, 2014. 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 Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

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From: User@domain.com
Date: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Subject: Your email account has exceeded its storage limit
To: User@fordham.edu

Dear Fordham University Webmaster subscriber,

We hereby announce to you that your email account has exceeded its storage
limit. You will be unable to send and receive mails and your email account
will be deleted from our server. To avoid this problem, you are advised to
verify your email account by clicking on the link below.


(Malicious Link)

Thank you.

The Fordham University Webmaster Management Team.


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