Archive | June 7, 2017

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.
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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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