Phish Bowl

A collection of scam emails and other suspicious communications.

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From: IRS.gov (or BROWN.EDU @irs.gov or BROWNuni.edu @irs.gov)
Date: Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Subject: E-file

Posted: 09/25/2014 - 1:44pm

From: "New Windows" <NewWindows @installnewindowthisfall.net>
Date: September 23, 2014 at 2:15:37 PM EDT
To: <xxxxx_xxxxxxxxx @brown.edu>

Posted: 09/24/2014 - 9:38am

From: Xxxxx, Xxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:09 AM
To: Xxxxx, Xxxx
Subject: Your mailbox is full.

Your mailbox is full.

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Posted: 09/24/2014 - 8:35am

From: Mark Fletcher < fletchermd @goldmail.etsu.edu >
Date: September 22, 2014 at 4:49:30 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: Update

Posted: 09/22/2014 - 4:55pm

From: "Ellingsen, Chris R" < Christopher.Ellingsen @aurora.org >
Date: September 22, 2014 at 2:05:40 PM EDT
To: Undisclosed recipients:;
Subject: IMPORTANT NOTICE

Posted: 09/22/2014 - 2:30pm

From: BROWN.EDU @irs.gov or BROWNuni.edu @irs.gov or IRS.gov
( Sent from a variety of @brown.edu accounts )

Posted: 09/22/2014 - 2:28pm

From: sweetpea73 @rocketmail.com
Date: Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 8:09 AM
Subject: RE:
To: xxxxxx_xxxx @brown.edu

Posted: 09/22/2014 - 8:23am

From: "Herndon, Kerrie A" < KHERNDON @AACPS.org >
Subject: RE: Help Desk
Date: September 19, 2014 at 12:38:40 PM EDT
To: "Herndon, Kerrie A" <KHERNDON @AACPS.org>

Posted: 09/19/2014 - 1:00pm

While this is not a typical phishing email, it is an example of a classic social engineering tactic that attempts to establish a trusted relationship with the sender who provides a means to unexpected wealth.

Posted: 09/16/2014 - 9:41am

From: FedEx Online Services < onlineservices @fedex.com >
Date: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:02 PM
Subject: You have 1 Important Pending Shipment message
To:

FedEx(R) fedex.com

Posted: 09/15/2014 - 4:31pm

From: Webmaster < xxxxx @brown.edu >
Date: September 20, 2014 at 1:30:09 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Posted: 09/13/2014 - 12:03pm

From: Brown University < xxxxx @brown.edu >
Date: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 9:29 AM
Subject: Account Information
To:

Posted: 09/13/2014 - 12:02pm

From: Kumar, Vandana < kumarva @umkc.edu >
Date: Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 9:21 AM
Subject: RE: ITS Service Desk Notification #14its-01‏‏
To: "Kumar, Vandana" < kumarva @umkc.edu >

Posted: 09/10/2014 - 11:31am

The Phish Bowl received an alert of a "vishing" attempt (voice phishing):

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

From: John Godinsky < barrjohngodinsky @gmail.com  >
Date: September 7, 2014 at 1:15:14 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: Your western union payment of $4.5m

Posted: 09/08/2014 - 7:52am

From: <employeebenefits @brown.edu>
Date: September 6, 2014 at 7:47:01 AM EDT
To: Bradley_Shapiro@Brown.EDU

Posted: 09/06/2014 - 9:18am

From: Asher Johnson < ajohnson @alliant.edu >
Date: September 4, 2014 at 6:21:18 AM EDT
To: Undisclosed recipients:;
Subject: HELP-DESK!!!

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Posted: 09/04/2014 - 8:32am

From: Garcia, Jacalyn L. < garciajl @ lamission.edu >
Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 6:19 AM
To: Garcia, Jacalyn L.
Subject: ITS Helpdesk Admin Notification#

Dear user,

Posted: 09/02/2014 - 1:05pm

From: Johnson, Teresa < trjohnson @vcom.vt.edu >
Date: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 3:04 PM
Subject: IT-Helpdesk
To:

Posted: 08/29/2014 - 11:44am

From: KELVIN CHINJER < kchinjer @deakin.edu.au >
Date: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Subject: RE: Institution Notification#HLPDK|
To: KELVIN CHINJER < kchinjer @deakin.edu.au >

Posted: 08/29/2014 - 11:37am

From: Brown University
Date: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 4:47 AM
Subject: Emergency Notice
To:

Dear Brown University mailbox user,

Posted: 08/29/2014 - 9:06am

From: I.T HELP-DESK < mgama997 @ hcc.edu >
Date: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Subject: Re-Validate Your School Mail Box
To:

Posted: 08/28/2014 - 12:53am

From: Stephen F Barker
Date: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 3:37 PM
Subject: From: Stephen F Barker
To:  < your name @ brown.edu >

Salutations

http: // oknavrata.biz/  [redacted ]

Posted: 08/27/2014 - 3:54pm

From: HelpDesk
Date: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 1:08 PM
Subject: Security alert for  < your name here @brown.edu >
To: < your name here @brown.edu >

Posted: 08/27/2014 - 2:56pm

From: Brown University Mail < various addresses @ brown.edu >
Date: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 9:11 AM
Subject: Message from Brown Information Security: Your email account has been compromised

Posted: 08/26/2014 - 9:26am

From: Brown University <  @ brown.edu>
Date: Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Subject: Account Information
To:

Posted: 08/25/2014 - 2:56pm

From: Withers, Joseph < withersj @ byui.edu >
Date: Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:07 AM
Subject:
To:

Your incoming emails are placed on Hold/pending status due to the

Posted: 08/25/2014 - 11:22am

From: Mary S Castrignano < mcastrignano1011 @ gmail.com >
Date: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 5:40 PM
Subject: URGENT
To: Dave Dargy < davericpa @ yahoo.com >

Good Morning.

Posted: 08/25/2014 - 11:18am

From: Norma Betancourt < nbetancourt @natomas.k12.ca.us >
Date: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Subject:
To:

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Posted: 08/20/2014 - 10:52am

From: Anderson, Judy <Judy.Anderson@lendlease.com>
Date: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Subject: Mailbox Schedule Alert!
To:

Posted: 08/19/2014 - 2:42pm

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