Phish Bowl

​From: Jin Ping Chi <drazizehab>
Date: Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 9:26 PM
Subject: NOT SPAM: Our Reserved Clients needs good Business Relationship. See PDF

Posted: 10/17 9:37am

From: Brown Unversity Info;Barbara D <harrispowell23>
Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 1:39 PM
Subject: Important Info;salary increase/Staff

Dear Staff,

Posted: 10/14 3:33pm

Several people have inquired about pop-up "Brown University Surveys", like the following example, which appear after visiting various sites.

Posted: 10/14 12:08pm

Faculty members who are treasurers for professional societies are being targeted with a variation on the wire transfer scam that periodically surfaces at Brown.

Posted: 9/29 1:54pm

Be on alert for a suspicious FedEx mailing, which is phishing and has an attached zipfile containing ransonware.

Posted: 9/27 12:29pm

From: Emily Coker <emily.coker25>
Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 1:48 PM
Subject: VERIFY
To:  [ lengthy list of addresses ]

Posted: 9/26 2:01pm

Another "wire transfer hoax" email has been reported, similar to others reported every couple of months (cyber criminals "spoof" well-know email addresses to try and trick recipients).  Like those emails (see

Posted: 9/23 11:43am

From: protons atomik <platfromacreative>
Date: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:51 AM
Subject: Master of Engineering
To: [ Brown addresses ]

Good day

Dear [ Name ]

Posted: 9/23 9:56am

A detailed but suspicious email was reported that appears to come from Apple, warning that your Apple ID was used to sign into iCloud, but is actually a phishing attempt.

Posted: 9/22 10:21am

From: "Mail Service" <olesya.saveleva>
Date: Sep 21, 2016 6:36 PM

[  No text, just attachment "Brown.EDU.pdf" ]

Posted: 9/22 8:24am

From: Collantes, Anthony <ac674>
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Subject: Message from Information Security: Your email account has been compromised

Posted: 9/17 2:25pm

From: hr_Dept <kkcarson>
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 11:28 AM
Subject: Account Update

Posted: 9/12 11:33am

From: Fatani, Jameel <fatanij>
Date: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 6:05 PM

Posted: 9/6 9:54am

From: "Tang, Jay" <jay_tang>
Date: September 5, 2016 at 12:53:48 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: very important

Posted: 9/5 3:12pm

From: Hulikal Sampath Kumaran, Srivatsan <srivatsan_hulikal>
Date: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Subject: proof of payment

Posted: 9/1 12:38pm

The Center for Learning & Professional Development inadvertently sent an email to a larger group than intended; if you received it and didn't previously attend an informational session, please disregard it.

Posted: 8/30 4:00pm

A classic phishing scam returns, signalling that the start of a new academic year can't be far away.

Posted: 8/30 3:00pm

From time to time we receive questions about the authenticity of email solicitations from, such as the following request to approve a co-author tag.

Posted: 8/30 2:30pm

From: Administrator helpd <hemantsonare>
Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:57 AM
Subject: Attention Web-Mail User

Posted: 8/22 12:03pm

From: Ambani, Anant <anant_ambani>
Date: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 12:26 PM
Subject: NAMES...

Here are the Names of student that were tested Positive of HIV...

Posted: 8/19 11:07am

From: Brown University <vissav01>
Date: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 6:13 AM
Subject: ID:133 - MyBrown Updates!

Brown Wants You!

Posted: 8/17 11:18am

From: Stephanie Miller <stephanie>
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Subject: Invitation
To: [actual Brown addresses]

Hello [first name],

Posted: 8/11 12:47pm

From: Kazuaki Tanahashi <tanahashi>
Date: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:41 AM
Subject: From Kazuaki Tanahashi......... Please help!!!
To:  [ Brown addresses ]

Posted: 8/1 11:09am

From: Smith, Joshua
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:59 PM
Subject: RE: Staff: New Email System Posted today July 29, 2016

Posted: 7/28 3:12pm

From: Brown University Post Office <926200>
Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:17 AM
Subject: Package


Posted: 7/18 10:21am

From: <GoogleDocs>
Date: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 1:47 PM
Subject: Notification: New secure message @ Thu Jul 14, 2016
To:  <brown address >

Posted: 7/14 2:16pm

From: Technical Support © <aajaaj>
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 2:25 PM
Subject: Your Education Email Support Alert
To: educationreply

Posted: 7/11 3:31pm

From: Ali, Khader <Khader.Ali>
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 9:07 AM
Subject: RE: Important Notice to all Staff/employees about new financial grant initiative.

Posted: 7/11 9:27am

From: IT Services <noreply>
Date: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 3:21 PM
Subject: 6 incoming messages blocked
To: Xxxx_Xxxxxx

Posted: 7/7 4:26pm

From: "iCloud No.3958" <azbdhi>
Subject: Lost mode phone has been found now.
Date: July 6, 2016 at 8:33:10 PM ADT
To:  [ your name and email address ]

Posted: 7/7 3:16pm