Archive | March 6, 2013

Mail Compromised scam (3/6/13)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into providing their login credentials and personal information on a malicious website. Note the non-VCU sender’s address, generic language, incorrect spelling and grammar, and the non-VCU website. Please remember that before clicking on any links,  alway verify a link’s destination by hovering your mouse over the link. If you have received this scam, please ignore and delete it. For more information on email and phishing scams, please contact the VCU helpIT center at 828-2227 or helpIT@vcu.edu

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From:        Ricardo Helman (Ricardo.Helman@eixxxxxx.br)

To:

Date:        03/06/2013 11:28 AM

Subject:        faculty/staff/student {Notification}

 

ATTENTION:Mail User Your Mail Has Been Compromise,we have detected on going suspicious activites within this mallbox You are receiving  warning because your mailbox has weakend .You may not be able to send or receive new mail until you verify your mailbox and delete unused folders to reduce your mailbox size. To verify this account now click on ADMIN.DIRECTIVE (Link redacted)

ITS HELPDESK.

Esta mensagem contém informação confidencial e/ou privilegiada. Se você não for o destinatário ou a pessoa autorizada a receber esta mensagem, não pode usar, copiar ou divulgar as informações nela contidas ou tomar qualquer ação baseada nessas informações. Se você recebeu esta mensagem por engano, por favor avise imediatamente o remetente, respondendo o e-mail e em seguida apague-o. Comunicações pela Internet não podem ser garantidas quanto à pontualidade, segurança ou inexistência de erros ou vírus. O remetente por esta razão não se responsabiliza por qualquer erro, omissão ou mesmo opiniões e declarações contidas no conteúdo desta mensagem. This E-mail is confidential. It may also be legally privileged. If you are not the addressee you may not copy, forward, disclose or use any part of it. If you have received this message in error, please delete it and all copies from your system and notify the sender immediately by return E-mail. Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be timely, secure, error or virus-free. The sender does not accept liability for any errors, omissions, opinions or declarations contained in this E-mail.

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Another Mailbox full scam (3/6/13)

The following scam attempts to trick its vicitims to provide their personal login information to a malicious website. Note the non-VCU sender’s address, generic language, and the foreign website. If you have received this scam, then please ignore and delete the email. For more information email and phishing scams, please contact the VCU helpIT center at 828-2227 or helpIT@vcu.edu.

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From: “Botha, Koos” (KoosB@elsxxxxxg.com)

To:

Date: 03/06/2013 12:36 PM

Subject: YOUR EMAIL IS FULL

 

Your Mailbox Has Exceeded The Storage Limit Set By The Administrator please CLICK HERE (hxxp://webpanxxxxxxx.xxxx.ae/webadmin.htm)  (Link redacted) and fill in the bellow information To enable us to Re-validate Your E-mail Account.

Note: Account owner who refuse to Re-validate His/Her account will loose account within 24 hours.

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