Malicious Phishing Attempt – University of Puget Sound Important Alert

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–

From: University of Puget Sound
Subject: University of Puget Sound Important Alert

We have upgraded our email servers to enhance our security. All users are required to enroll their
email accounts with our new upgraded server. Follow the link below

L​o​g​i​n (link removed)

If you do not enroll your email, you might be unable to send and receive emails.

IT Department

Malicious Phishing Attempt – Scheduled Maintenance

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–

From: , Jose
<Jose.Alvarado2@jacobs.com>
Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 4:11 PM
Subject: Scheduled Maintenance

Help-desk will undergo unscheduled system Maintenance today in order to improve your account. The new Microsoft Outlook Web access 2014 which will be installed on your email account. Your present account will be deactivated to create space for the new web access 2014. Please “CLICK
HERE: (link removed) ” to Update Your Mailbox. Your account will be inactive if this survey is not completed.

Thank you.
IT Service Center(@)2014.
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NOTICE – This communication may contain confidential and privileged information that is for the sole use of the intended recipient. Any viewing, copying or distribution of, or reliance on this message by unintended recipients is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.

Malicious Phishing Attempt – New Message From University of Puget Sound

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–

Dear User,

You have 1 new Security Message Alert!

Log In into your account to update your profile.

Click here to Log
In (Link Removed)

©2014 University of Puget Sound •

Malicious Phishing Attempt – ITS-Department Authenticated Notification

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–

Dear user,
The following evaluations have been assigned to you. Please login to complete these evaluations.
CLICK HERE (Link Removed) TO EVALUATE USING
SECURE ENCRYPTION

NOTE: Your login will time out after 60 minutes. Your responses will be lost if you do not click on the “secure” button before 60 minutes lapses.
There is no prompt when your 60 minute session has expired. Please save extensive comments periodically and check your time.

Malicious Phishing Attempt – Webmail Alert

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–

Dear User,
We regret to inform you that you have exceeded your webmail monthly quota.

Kindly increase your quota by verifying your login details.

Click on the website to verify (link removed)

Thank you.

University of Puget Sound

‘Zero-day Flash Bug’ Affecting Browsers

Technology Services is monitoring the worldwide situation regarding Adobe Flash concerns in Internet Explorer and other browsers that use Adobe Flash. As soon as patches are made available for this issue, we will work to install them as quickly as possible. In the meantime, the best course of action is to avoid visiting websites that are unfamiliar to you.

Malicious Phishing Attempt – General web-mail maintenance

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.

Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

–Sample Message–
General web-mail maintenance
Dear Account Owner,
We want to upgrade all Microsoft Exchange email account scheduled for today as part of our duty to strengthen security of your mailbox. CLICK HERE(link removed) to upgrade your account to Outlook Web Apps 2014. If your settings is not updated today, your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive message any longer.
Sincerely,
-IT Department
Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved

Malicious Phishing Attempt – Helpdesk Notification

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.
Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.
—-Sample Message—-

Subject: Helpdesk Notification

Attn. Student/Staff Email Account Users…

We want to announce to you that we will be making some vital maintenance on the school”s website. During this process you might have login problems in signing into your Online account, but to prevent this you have to confirm your account immediately after you receive this notification.

To confirm and to keep your account active during and after this process, please reply to this message with the below account informations. Failure to do this might cause a permanent deactivation of your user account from our database to enable us create more spaces for new users considering the number of junk emails most account owners complained of receiving in the past .


YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT CONFIRMATION

Name:
E-mail

E-mail ID:
E-mail Password:
Date of birth:
Do you Use Outlook Express?


Your account shall remain active after you have successfully confirmed your account details.


Thanks for bearing with us.


Helpdesk

Copyright ©2013 University of Puget Sound All rights reserved 1500
N. Warner, Tacoma, WA 98416.

Warning Code: 002671

Malicious Phishing Attempt – IT Helpdesk Message: Webmail Account has been violated!

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.
Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.
—-Sample Message—-

From: Handasyde, Jayne E
Subject: IT Helpdesk Message: Webmail Account has been violated!


Webmail Maintenance:

IT-Help Desk.

Attention! Your Webmail Account has been violated.
Login from IP address 212.60.65.173 was detected to access your personal account Please click and confirm the link below for re-confirm of your location.
CLICK HERE (link removed) to verify your account.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
IT Technical Support.

Page Loaded: 08/04/2013


Important – This email and any attachments may be confidential. If received in error, please contact us and delete all copies. Before opening or using attachments check them for viruses and defects. Regardless of any loss, damage or consequence, whether caused by the negligence of the sender or not, resulting directly or indirectly from the use of any attached files our liability is limited to resupplying any affected attachments. Any representations or opinions expressed are those of the individual sender, and not necessarily those of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

Malicious Phishing Attempt – Help Desk

Some campus members have received malicious e-mail messages asking for username, password, and other pieces of personal information. This is a scam message and should be deleted immediately. Technology Services will NEVER ask you for your password, or ask you to “revalidate” or “update” your profile by e-mail.
Remember to be cautious of e-mail links and attachments from unknown sources. If you have questions about an unexpected e-mail message, please contact the Service Desk immediately at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.
—-Sample Message—-

From: “Wilkins, Bob G.”
<RGWILKIN@southernco.com>
Date: March 1, 2013 8:13:02 AM PST
Subject: Help Desk

Dear Account Owner,

We are currently Migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2013 (from Exchange 2003/2007). With the introduction of Internet Explorer 9, Outlook Express has apparently been removed from the installation package on our Message Center. OWA 2010 provides the same conversation view and experience as Outlook 2010: By default, messages are displayed in threads so that all the messages on a particular topic are grouped. Inability to complete information on the form within 48 hours Message Center will render your e-mail in-active from our database. Fill information on the Form by clicking on the link below:

(LINK REMOVED)

You will receive an e-mail within 48 hours when your mailbox account is moved.

Thank you.
Help Desk
(@)2013. All Rights Reserved