Phish Bowl

A collection of scam emails and other suspicious communications.

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From: IRS.gov < kclark732 @hcc.edu >
Date: Tue, Feb 11, 2015 at 7:16 AM
Subject: E-file Record Validation
To:

Posted: 02/11/2015 - 8:28am

Be suspicious of thumb drives you happen to find or receive unexpectedly in the mail. They may harbor malware including keyloggers that record everything you enter and then transmit it to a cyber thief.

Posted: 02/10/2015 - 1:32pm

From: Wang, Qing < wangqinglhc0122 @ou.edu >
Date: Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Subject: RE: ITS HELP-DESK
To: "Wang, Qing" < wangqinglhc0122 @ou.edu >

Posted: 02/05/2015 - 3:21pm

From: Gmail Team
Date: Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Subject: We will deactivate your account if you do not upgrade
To: 

Posted: 02/01/2015 - 7:55pm

From: John Smith < john.smith @mail-irs.gov >
Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 6:13 AM
To: xxxxxx @brown.edu
Subject: Your tax return was incorrectly filled out

Posted: 01/13/2015 - 9:21am

From: Ashley Everett < ashevere @gmail.com >
Date: Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 6:49 AM
Subject: Required Documents.
To: 

Hello,
Kindly OPEN to download the required documents needed.

Posted: 01/12/2015 - 5:49pm

От: < student.services @edmurals.com >
Тема: Private Student Loans – Now get Aid for Tuition, Food, Rent, Textbooks , Computers and More!
Дата: 12 января 2015 г., 15:00:27 GMT-05:00

Posted: 01/12/2015 - 5:36pm

From: Berchard Suber < berchard.suber @rosemont.edu >
Date: January 6, 2015 9:50:11 AM EST
To: Berchard Suber < berchard.suber @rosemont.edu >

Posted: 01/06/2015 - 11:27am

From: Kristin Bishop < kristin.bishop @fiu.edu >
Date: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 1:08 PM
Subject: Kristin Bishop doc#987654
To:

DOCUMENTS FOR YOU
Compliment of the season !!

Posted: 01/05/2015 - 9:29am

Note: This classic scam -- the traveler in another county, with no access to cash, requesting that you wire money immediately -- is an example of "social engineering." The sender tries to engage the recipient in a

Posted: 12/23/2014 - 10:18am

From: Gmail Account < xxx_xxxx @brown.edu>
Date: Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 3:46 AM
Subject: Your account will be SHUTDOWN
To:

Posted: 12/23/2014 - 10:16am

Though this particular phishing email has not been spotted at Brown, it is included here because it has made the rounds at other universities. A typical email would include content such as:

Dear _______,

Posted: 12/17/2014 - 4:12pm

From: ken roberts < kennethjamesroberts @gmail.com >
Date: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Subject: You have important pdf document to view!!!!!
To:

Posted: 12/12/2014 - 3:00pm

From: ADMINISTRATION < sschnekenburger @mail.csuchico.edu >
Date: Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 8:29 AM
Subject: Account User
To:

Posted: 12/12/2014 - 2:57pm

This is an example of a targeted social engineering scam, attempting to establish a relationship and garner trust, now in circulation at Brown.

Posted: 12/09/2014 - 10:36am

Two recent sightings demonstrate a good indicator of a phishing email. Both have a scary bar enblazoned above the content of the message. Don't be intimidated! And don't fall for it.

Posted: 12/02/2014 - 2:29pm
Legitimate Email

ISG has received inquiries about the authenticity of an email sent out earlier this afternoon. This is a legitimate reminder to complete the service quality survey. The email begins as follows:

Posted: 12/01/2014 - 3:09pm

Phishing emails to, from or about the "Help Desk" are common and continue to pop up. Here are a few recent ones:

Posted: 12/01/2014 - 10:01am

From: 闵婕 < jessmine2012 @gmail.com >
Date: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:24 AM
Subject: updated review secured
To:

Posted: 11/26/2014 - 2:56pm

From: Inga Leverett < leverett @oakland.edu >
Date: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 1:33 PM
Subject: Update
To:

Posted: 11/26/2014 - 2:15pm

From: Brown University < xxxxx_xxxx @brown.edu>
Date: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 3:46 PM
Subject: Message From Brown Information Security: Your email account has been compromised
To:

Posted: 11/21/2014 - 3:56pm

From: Franklin, Natalie R < natalie.r.franklin @vanderbilt.edu >
Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:51 AM
Subject: RE: Help Desk Important Notification ‏‏‏!

Posted: 11/17/2014 - 11:02am

​From: IRS.gov < xxxxx_xxxx @brown.edu >
Date: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 6:27 PM
Subject: E-file
To:

Your Revenue Record Shows You Are Still Yet To Validate.

Posted: 11/16/2014 - 7:28pm

From: WEBMASTER < xxxxx_xxxx @brown.edu >
Date: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 7:09 PM
Subject: Re-Validate Your School Mail Box‏‏
To:

Re-Validate- < Click Here>>

Posted: 11/16/2014 - 7:22pm

From: "IRS.gov" < xxxxx_xxxx @brown.edu >
Date: Nov 16, 2014 5:53 PM
Subject: Identity protection‏‏
To:
Cc:

Posted: 11/16/2014 - 7:19pm

The following email from Citizens Bank was reported. Follow-up with them confirmed that it was NOT phishing, but rather, a notification sent in error and can be disregarded.

Posted: 11/14/2014 - 2:10pm

From: Ritchie, Mark < m_ritchie3 @fanshawec.ca >
Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 9:02 AM
Subject: Faculty and Staff email notification
To: "Ritchie, Mark" < m_ritchie3 @fanshawec.ca >

Posted: 11/14/2014 - 9:31am

If you receive the following phishing email, you can report it to Apple at reportphishing@apple.com.

Posted: 11/12/2014 - 3:15pm

From: Email Account Team < admin @amlakshemshad.ir >
Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 2:39 AM
Subject: OUR FINAL ACCOUNT NOTICE!!!
To: help @brown.edu
 
Your mailbox is almost full.

Posted: 11/12/2014 - 3:02pm

This is being sent using a variety of invoices numbers.

From: < billing.address.updates @adp.com >
Date: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:38 AM
Subject: ADP Past Due Invoice#97818840
To:

Posted: 11/12/2014 - 2:57pm

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