Phish Bowl

A collection of scam emails and other suspicious communications.

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Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Patty Hillow <info@hillowpatty.com>
Date: Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 2:23 PM
Subject: Your Application Approval

Posted: 09/30/2020 - 2:46pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Professor. David Weil <David.Weil@brown.edu>
Date: Sat, Sep 26, 2020 at 09:47
Subject: ******Across Disciplines******

Posted: 09/28/2020 - 3:53pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Mail-Server <support@commentsold.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 1:19 PM
Subject: Email Update

Posted: 09/21/2020 - 1:49pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Professor. David Weil <David.Weil@brown.edu>
Date: Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 2:07 PM
Subject: ******Research Reaching across Disciplines******

Posted: 09/18/2020 - 5:30pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Christina Hull Paxson <rtrometony55@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 9:22 AM
Subject: Quick Response

Posted: 09/15/2020 - 12:50pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Kimberly Eck, MPH, PhD <director@nasauoanre.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 14, 2020 at 11:45 AM
Subject: NORDP COVID-19 REQUEST

Posted: 09/14/2020 - 12:37pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Chair Department <chair.department0100@my.com>
Date: September 2, 2020 at 8:02:00 AM EDT

Posted: 09/02/2020 - 9:20am
Legitimate Email

The following email is an example of a legitimate Zoom notification that a guest in waiting in your personal meeting room, though because you may not recognize the name, nor have a meeting scheduled until the next day

Posted: 09/01/2020 - 4:56pm
Phishing Email (in the wild)

Harrick Plasma is currently experiencing a massive influx of virus-carrying emails that may also extend to their contacts at Brown University.

Posted: 09/01/2020 - 10:50am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Walker, Michelle <mwalker6@capital.edu>
Date: Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 2:22 PM

Posted: 08/27/2020 - 3:46pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Alecia Renn <info@rennalecia.com>
Date: Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 1:25 PM
Subject: RE: Bank of America ($1,000 credit)

Posted: 08/25/2020 - 1:56pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: brown.edu <noreply@brown.edu>
Date: Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 7:39 AM
Subject: Notice : 8/25/2020 11:39:48 a.m.

Posted: 08/25/2020 - 9:43am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Alexander Fleischmann <stevencharlespol@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Aug 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Subject: Urgent,

Posted: 08/20/2020 - 4:09pm
Legitimate Email

From: UHR-Talent Development <talentdevelopment@brown.edu>
Date: Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 8:44 AM

Posted: 08/19/2020 - 10:44am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: <no-reply@kotozte.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 12:51 PM
Subject: New statement 8/17/2020 17:51

Posted: 08/17/2020 - 4:58pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Sheila Quigley <quigleysheila307@gmail.com>
Date: August 12, 2020 at 11:04:46 AM EDT

Posted: 08/12/2020 - 11:58am
Phishing Email (on campus)

Beware of tutor and personal assistant requests like these, which can be the start of a social engineering scam leading to lost dollars rather than satisying employment.

Posted: 08/10/2020 - 12:40pm
Updated: 8/24/2020 3:34pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

Community members continue to receive "Brown Events" emails from the non-Brown address "associatedstudentsevents@gmail.com", directing recipients to an IRL.com s

Posted: 08/03/2020 - 10:20am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: "notifications@cs.brown.edu" <ikeno-a@ac.wakwak.com>

Posted: 07/28/2020 - 4:03pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Peter Belenky <peterbelenky28@gmail.com>
Subject: URGENT REQUEST
Date: July 24, 2020 at 11:40:12 AM EDT

Posted: 07/24/2020 - 2:46pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: info@browm.edu via TransferXL <notifications@transferxl.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 11:38 AM

Posted: 07/20/2020 - 11:49am
Phishing Email (on campus)

Do not respond to the following email from Jenzaa (or a similar one from NewQuotez), nor use the Unsubscribe links provided.

Posted: 07/20/2020 - 9:54am
Phishing Email (on campus)

The sender "Brown Events" has nothing to do with Brown and is actually associatedstudentsevents@gmail.com, which has been known to masquerade as several other sc

Posted: 07/16/2020 - 9:27am
Phishing Email (on campus)

This phishing example uses a look-alike email address (notice the stray punctuation mark before the @ ?) coupled with a reasonable and tempting job offer in its attempt to harvest victims.

Posted: 07/02/2020 - 1:21pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Christina Hull Paxson <brown.president.edu@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Jun 27, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
Subject: Quick response

Posted: 06/27/2020 - 6:38pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: <fedgrantagent010@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 11:13 AM
Subject: 2020/2021 Faculty Evaluation

Posted: 06/24/2020 - 1:22pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

An example of the new Gmail anti-spoofing warning message has been reported, providing an excellent opportunity to remind Phish Bowl readers of the service activated on Thursday, June 18th.

Posted: 06/23/2020 - 11:38pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: williams roland <wil.rol10@gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:28 PM

Posted: 06/04/2020 - 2:11pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Support on behalf of HR <op@cs.brown.edu>
Date: Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 4:59 PM
Subject: payroll

Posted: 06/01/2020 - 6:06pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

This phishing email is similar to the post "How are you? ...

Posted: 05/30/2020 - 8:15pm

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