Problem with website Scam (6/23/17)

From: <Mark.A@businesscorp.info>
Date: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 14:26
Subject: Problem with website?
To: <AVic@vcu.edu>

 

I’m trying to open the PDF on your website but having no luck what so ever. Its for my 4th grade class …could you see if it opens for you ..at least then I know the problem is at my end.

Click here

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Unusual Login Attempt Scam (6/15/17)

A simple to spot phishing attempt – this malicious actor didn’t even try to mask the link in the original email. They also didn’t specify anything about who they were or where they worked.

From: Greg Good <Greg.Good@memes.com>
Date: June 14, 2017 at 6:07:28 PM EDT
Subject: Unusual Login Attempt

This message was sent securely using ZixCorp.

In order to help maintain the security of your E-mail account, please verify your email address by

clicking the following link: veryevilbadstuffofnightmares.bad

 

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Car Being Towed Scam (6/13/17)

Simple and straight forward phishing attempt. The “Picture” leads right to a malicious link. Do not click, forward, etc. Delete it and carry on.

 

From: <oliver.P@business.info>
Date: Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 11:56 AM
Subject: Car being towed?
To: groot@iam.com

I noticed a car being towed in the car park….. I took a picture, anyone recognize it?

Picture

Thanks,

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Salaries scam (6/9/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victim into clicking on a link, which will subsequently infect the victim’s computer. Notice the generic language, non-VCU sender’s email address, and the non-VCU link; all of these are signs of a scam. Please delete this email if you received it.

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From: <Richard.Pettil@buxxxxxxxxesc.info>
Date: Jun 9, 2017 10:15 AM
Subject: Salaries – dont forward!
To:
Cc:

Any idea if we are supposed to get a pay raise this year? The salaries have been posted here by mistake….I think I’m under paid!!

Salaries.com (Malicious link not going to salaries.com)

Its the easiest way to show what you should be paid!!!

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Person of Interest Scam (6/9/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently download malware on the victim’s computer. Notice the non-VCU sender’s email address, generic language, and the non-VCU link; all of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this message if you received it.

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From: <Taxxxxx.M@xxxxxxxxlaw2.us>
Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 10:29 AM
Subject: Person of Interest?
To:

I’m hunting down a person of interesting in your area. I only have some small details, but I’ve tracked him to your vicinity. If you could look at this photo and if you recognize this person please contact me back.

Click here (Malicious link removed)

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W2 Scam (6/9/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which is designed to download malware on the victims’ computers. Notice the non-VCU email address, generic language, and the non-VCU link; all of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. If you received this email, then please delete it.

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rom: <William@poxxxxxcoupon.com>
Date: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 2:44 PM
Subject: W2 paperless
To:

Dear Account Owner,

Our records indicate that you are enrolled in the Virginia Commonwealth University paperless W2 Program. As a result,
you do not receive a paper W2 but instead receive e-mail notification that your online W2 (i.e. “paperless W2”) is
prepared and ready for viewing.

Your W2 is ready for viewing under Employee Self Service. Logon at the following link:  Click here (Malicious link removed)

If you have trouble logging in to Employee Self Service at the link above, please contact

Mail to
VCU Payroll Services
P. O. Box 842511
Richmond VA 23284-2511

or Deliver to
Human Resource Building
104 North Belvidere Street

or Fax to
(804) 828-3200
On completion of successful logon you can download and open the word document via this link  (Malicious link removed)now and enter your zipcode to see your 2017 open enrollment access info.
AAHUTI GUPTA
FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR
VCU HR DEPARTMENT

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Helpdesk scam (6/7/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a link and stealing their login credentials. Notice the generic email and non-VCU link; both of which are tell-tale signs of a scam. Please delete this email if you received it.

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From: Michel’le Irvin <XXXXXX.Irvin@vcuhealth.org>
Date: June 6, 2017 at 8:57:50 PM EDT
Subject: HelpDesk

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Your e-mail account was LOGIN today by Unknown IP address, click on the Administrator link below to validate your e-mail account or your account will be temporary block for sending more messages.

 

Click Below:

http://enxxxxxxxvcu.weebly.com/ (Malicious link removed)

 

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Signed Document Scam (6/6/17)

Here is a straightforward scam. Please be sure to hover your cursor over links before clicking on them. If you don’t recognize the link or sender, delete it!

From: <Tony.Stark@StarkEnterprise.com>
Date: Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 10:09 AM
Subject:
To: furyn@shield.edu

 

You have a document waiting from:

Tony Stark

Please sign the below Document

Finance_report_first_quarter_2017

 

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Helpdesk 6/7/2017

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a link. Notice the generic language, unknown sender’s address, and the masked URL, all of which are tell tale signs of a scam. If you received this email, then please ignore and delete it.
____________________________________

Date: June 6, 2017 at 8:57:50 PM EDT
Subject: HelpDesk

This message was sent securely using ZixCorp.
Your e-mail account was LOGIN today by Unknown IP address, click on the Administrator link below to validate your e-mail account or your account will be temporary block for sending more messages.

Click Below:
(malicious link removed)

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Gossip scam (6/6/17)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a link. Notice the generic language, unknown sender’s address, and the masked URL, all of which are tell tale signs of a scam. If you received this email, then please ignore and delete it.

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What was Jane talking about this morning?
1 message

Donna.XXXX@couponalerts.us <Donna.XXXX@xxxxxalerts.us> Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 10:37 AM
To: xxxxxxx@vcu.edu

I know you wasn’t at the meeting, but did you see the presentation…

SlideShow

Financial

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