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REAL phishing scams sent to Assumption students and faculty below.

Recent Phishing Emails

Check here to find recent phishing emails. If you suspect that a message you have received is a phishing attempt, please forward the message to the Helpdesk at Helpdesk@assumption.edu. We will post them here for review.
  • From: Joe @ kmin.com Sent: Friday, June 16, 2017 11:58 AM Subject: assumption.edu UPDATE Dear assumption.edu User, This is to inform you that assumption.edu security center is shutting down some accounts due to congestion. This notification has been sent regardless of your last login date and you are required to access your account by clicking the link below to... Continue reading
  •   [DocuSign logo]   Your Document is Ready [REVIEW DOCUMENT] Your  Invoice 2787446 from assumption.edu for May Document is Ready for Signature. Please review and sign your Invoice 2787446 from assumption.edu for May... Continue reading
  • From: spa nish <span dep @ gmail.com> Subject: Congratulations..! Your Ticket Number: NL/SL-44-34-1507 Congratulations..! Your Ticket Number: NL/SL-44-34-1507   Contact Email : allianzsegurros@ aol.com
  • From:  Traffic Police Department <bf hm a@ crownsoldplater.com>   You got a parking fine! 26-468 - Handicapped parking Required to appear in law court Parking ticket number: TPD64739656 Parking ticket To pay your parking ticket, download your ticket and choose one of 2 convenient ways: 1. Online Pay online by Visa or Mastercard, $2... Continue reading
  • From: PERSON <NAME @ OtherCollege. edu> Date: May 11, 2017 at 1:30:07 PM EDT To: PERSON @assumption.edu Subject: RE: CAMPUS SECURITY NOTIFICATION Hello, There has been an update on health situation on Campus as listed below; View | Download   Thanks [NAME] Health and Safety Unit.   © 2017  Assumption College 500 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA... Continue reading
  • [Name @ place]    hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh @ mailinator. com   [Person's Name] has invited you to view the following document: Open in Docs
  • -----Original Message----- From: Mxxxxyed  mailto:mxxed @mec.cuny. edu] Sent: Monday, April 24, 2017 5:10 PM Subject: more space   Assumption Outlook need more space or you wont be able to send Mail Click Here  <https://mail.google.com/_/scs/mail-static/_/js/k=gmail.main.en.K662UgrFu... Fill and Submit
  • From: MS Office 365 Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 3:45 PM To: Name Subject: Notification Name @assumption.edu     MS Office 365 LOGO   Dear Name @assumption.edu There are 12 new messages in your Email Quarantine since you received your last Notification. Messages will be automatically removed from the... Continue reading
  • NAME, Christopher <NAME  @ edinboro.edu> Subject: RE: Dear Friend I have been trying to reach you contact me( azharadawoud @hotmail.com ) on my email address for details
  • From: Anthony David Avila <Anthony.Avila @> Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:14 PM To: Anthony David Avila <Anthony.Avila @> Subject: RE: I.T HELP DESK As always, your privacy and security are of utmost importance to us. We apologies if you have experienced any difficulties due to this situation, and please know that our technical staffs are working to... Continue reading
  • From: Microsoft Office 365 Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:39 PM To: Cesareo, Francesco C. (President's Office) Subject: Held Notification: 12 New Messages OFFICE 365 LOGO Total Held Email: 12 Date: 03-21-2017 12 held contact email messages will be automatically deleted after 24hours, please continue below in order to increase your Gigabyte to view your... Continue reading
  • IM&T Directorate Service Notification!     New security updates need to be performed on our servers today due to the rate of phishing. Please click on the UPGRADE and sign in to the  admin upgrade page for maintenance and update of your mailbox.  If your mailbox is not updated today, Your account will be inactive and cannot send or... Continue reading
  • From: Assumption name [mailto: --------- ] Sent: Friday, March 03, 2017 10:53 AM Subject: Internal Memo   Dear Staff, We are pleased to send this Memo to you. The report highlights some of the ongoing efforts of  Assumption College which will be discussed during the Annual Conference. We would welcome your suggestion on this issues. Please kindly click the... Continue reading
  • From: Books Marketing Group <harvey @hot mail. com> Subject: Opt-in/Opt-out Notice   Hello!   We would like to email you regarding our book titles, but we'd much rather do it with your permission first.  Would you like to receive any more emails from Books Marketing Group regarding the titles we have? If not, please click on the unsubscribe... Continue reading
  • From: Faculty [fac-admin @ duke. com] Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 9:38 AM To: you <fac -admin @ duke. com> Subject: New Secure Message   Dear Member, You have a new secure message from the Faculty Admin. Click here to view secure message Notice: Your internal messages can only be accessed via your portal.  
  •   -------- Original message -------- From: Johnny Graham <compquak @ live.com> Date: 2/2/17 9:21 AM (GMT-05:00) To: rb 2 @coll-walk .co .uk Subject: Online Account Access Authorized  Login   DEAR RBC CUSTOMER: For security reasons, your online account has been temporarily locked. You may no longer send or recive money until your verify your... Continue reading
  •   Hi Dawn, In 2016, we previewed the new University Pages with page administrators. I'm... Continue reading
  • Take our 30-second survey and shop on us! Simple as 1...2...3... Answer 3 questions that take's 30 seconds. You will be entered to receive a eGift-Card to use on us. Use your card online or at your local Macy's.... Continue reading
  • From: Consumer Survey.com <CustomerSurvey. com @comesforholiday. info> Subject: Attention Amazon Shopper! Claim Your $50 Reward...   Hello Friends, You Have Been selected to take part in our anonymous survey About Amazon Attention Amazon Shopper! Claim Your $50 Reward...   take this 30 second questionnaire and we"ll  Offer you an... Continue reading
  • Kate Jones <kate.jon es@ kiddicre. com> Subject: JCPenney shopper? See what our Secret-Santa brought you! JCPenny Rewards... Continue reading
  • From: Mark Geierman, Ph.D. <markgeier--man @ newsnight0.info> Good morning. I am writing to let you know that you received Honorable Mention in yesterday’s article titled "Who's Who in Academia" by Joseph Bozanek. The article will remain available at www. newsdigest.co for the next few hours and is also available to download in PDF format.... Continue reading
  • Dear Client We've noticed that some of your account information appears to be missing or incorrect We need to verify your account information in order to continue using your Apple ID, You can unlock your Apple-ID after you verify your identity by clicking on the link below . Update Your information > Thank you,... Continue reading
  • From: office @ kennedyslaw. com Subject: RE: settlement We need your signature on this before we can settle. Contract # 53003 Thank you James Moore Senior Partner P. 305.1606216 F. 305.4711461
  • From: Futch, Guy [mailto:gfutch@ nvrinc. com] Sent: Monday, November 21, 2016 8:44 AM To: Futch, Guy <gfutch @ nvrinc. com> Subject: RE: ICT Technical Support! ICT Technical Support     We are migrating all  email accounts into  Outlook Web App 2016 and as such all active Account Holder are to verify and Log in for the upgrade and... Continue reading
  • From: Iris Glass Sent: Monday, October 24, 2016 8:42 AM To: Iris Glass Subject: ATTN All   Important Message : Update Your Outlook Server To ensure that your email is safe and secure it is important that you verify your details follow the reference below: Please Go To:  CHANGE-PASSWORD Regards Morales  Priscilla Outlook Department Service
  • From: Mavernie Cunningham Sent: 18 October 2016 13:49 To: Mavernie Cunningham Subject: PASSWORD MANAGER Admin Notice; Your Current password will expire in the next 24 hours , you are here by directed to kindly click on ITS HELPDESK/RESET PASSWORD to kindly reset your password or you will loose access to your account soon as your password expires. NOTE: Your... Continue reading
  • Good Morning, Your profile has been temporarily disabled due to the high volume of messages processed via this account. Click here for more information You are required to view more information to resolve this problem. We apologize for any inconveniences caused. - Support Team  
  • From: IT Service <madison_shively1 @ mymail.eku. edu> Reply-To: "no-reply @ verification. edu" <no-reply@ verification. edu> Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:43 PM To: Recipients <madison_shively1 @ mymail.eku. edu> Due to so many Spam/Junk Mails, All Email Account's must be verified within 24 hours. To verify, click on the link... Continue reading
  • From: stanley seeber <stanley.seeber.assumption.edu @ outlook .com> Date: September 22, 2016 at 10:49:27 AM EDT To: "yangm15  @ civil.ubc.ca" <yangm15 @ civil.ubc.ca> Subject: Dear members Dear members of the campus community, We are having a problem with our wireless network that is causing intermittent connection issues. We are actively... Continue reading
  • NOTE:  This phishing message appears to come from a real person who does work for the White House Office of Public Engagement, but all the email addresses point to EOP rather than OPE.  In addition, the "quick turnaround" is another red flag that this message is not legitimate. --------------------------------------------------------- From: Lierman,... Continue reading
  • Tue 7/19/2016 5:03 PM   John via Dropbox <Drop_box-mail@my. su. edu> John shared a document with you         John has shared a document ( UpdatedSchool Fees. pdf ) with you. View Document Now Documents received are removed... Continue reading
  • From: lssmith @ sn.university.edu Sent: Monday, July 18, 2016 6:31 PM To: it@ helpdsk.edu Cc: it@ helpdsk.edu Subject: NoTiCe..   To Validate your mailbox for your security purpose, Kindly Click Here to avoid cancellation. Thank you for helping us protect you. IT Helpdesk-Support.
  • From: Bodil Solveig Nielsen [mailto:BOSNIL @rm. dk] Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:40 AM To: Bodil Solveig Nielsen <BOSNIL @rm. dk> Subject: SV: Your Outlook account Password expires today  Dear Outlook User, Your Outlook account Password expires today and you are here by to reset your password Within 24 hours else your outlook account will be disable from... Continue reading
  • Smith, Joe <Joe. Smith @ Woolpert. com> IT Admin Desk This Message is from Helpdesk Administrator. Please read attach message and follow instruction accordingly. Attachment:  ADMIN DESK.pdf
  • From: IT Services [mailto: noreply @ qemailserver. com] Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:22 PM To: Administrator  <person @ assumption.edu> Subject: 6 incoming messages blocked   Dear User,  Our postmaster has recognized that 6 incoming mails was blocked for your mailbox, and you need to verify your webmail within 24 hours otherwise your account... Continue reading
  • From: Noor BaFageeh <nbafageeh @ effat.edu .sa> Date: June 28, 2016 at 7:27:59 PM EDT To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: FWD: Re: Payment Good day. Attached herein please find your SWIFT Payment confirmation delivered to you secured PDF. Please confirm. Kind Regards, Mathew Wairanga Coordenação do Programa Novos Valores (01)-3665 1649
  • From: Johnston, M  @ DGS [mailto:M .Johnston @ dgs. ca. gov] Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 10:02 AM To: Johnston, M @ DGS Subject: RE: *IT- HELPDESK { SUSPICIOUS SIGN-IN TO YOUR ACCOUNT}.*‏‏   To Employee\Staff, Take note of this important information,an unusual activity has been noticed on your account,which might indicate that  you might... Continue reading
  • From: Name (Human Services-Rehab Studies) Sent: Monday, June 20, 2016 10:21 AM Subject: Importance: High   The Office of IT Infrastructure has upgraded storage access to increase the protection of data assets and system performance Click on the following link to upgrade storage   http://webservicedesk .myfreesites. net/   ©2016 Helpdesk
  • From: Monica Naranjo <MNaranjo @ enipc. org> Date: June 13, 2016 at 9:21:15 AM EDT To: Monica Naranjo <MNaranjo @ enipc. org> Subject: RE: ITS Help Desk To All In order to provide greater protection for sensitive information, The ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT PAGE currently upgraded  Server to 50GB inbox space policy requires that all Use should  upgrade... Continue reading
  • From: Texxx Xxxkinx [mail:texxxnkinxxx @ bos-uk. info] Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 5:52 PM To: Name <name @ assumption.edu> Subject: [BULK] Attn:name @ assumption.edu Importance: Low Dear: Name @ assumption.edu Greetings, I write to solicit your consent to cooperate with me over this great opportunity that has manifested at my place of work. There is this... Continue reading
  • From: Nxx Mxxxx [mail: n.xxxx@ lajoyaisd. net] Sent: Monday, May 09, 2016 8:34 PM To: Nxx Mxxxx Subject: “Suspicious Sign-In Prevented”‏ Hello Account User, We noticed someone just tried to sign in to your Mailbox Account from a location you haven't used before, so we want to make sure it's really you. If you did try to sign in, verify your... Continue reading
  • From: Campus Develoment [mail: chxxxlrodxxxis @ gmail. com] Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 9:32 AM Subject:   Please see attached..
  • Thu 4/21/2016 3:19 PM Valdes Guajardo Monica De Los Angeles (SOC-Los Ríos y Los Lagos) <mvaldesg @ hogardecristo. cl> Alert To:   We are upgrading our login page, Login to Update to latest version: Click Here and get 16 gigabytes  more  space. Signed       Admin​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​... Continue reading
  • From: "Bell, Jerry J" <JBELL @ houstonisd. org> Date: April 25, 2016 at 4:58:58 PM EDT To: "Bell, Jerry J" <JBELL @ houstonisd .org> Subject: System Administrator. Suspicious sign in detected on your Mailbox Account, We noticed a recent login attempt from an unusual device or location. If this wasn’t you, please secure your account... Continue reading
  • Support <Suppot @hostinglhoster. com> Please Check your Account Information! Apple Hello Dear , Your Account will... Continue reading
  • Kmart <kmart @ jobs. com> Job Offer We are looking for people to apply for empty posts in our team, as a secret consumer. The job requires you to shop and evaluate our employees. No experience needed, just an honest opinion. You will get paid to shop and keep the products. For more information and sign up form click here
  • From: Russell <russell@ kohlsrewards you.com> Date: March 30, 2016 at 11:59:05 AM EDT To: <name@assumption.edu> Subject: Kohls.com order 9572851 - Thank you KOHL'S Order notification #DKOS9572851ALWLE You order is ready for shipping, but our system shows some information is missing... We urge you to Go here and make sure everything is correct... Continue reading
  • From: Smith, John [xxxx] Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 12:55 PM To: Smith, John Subject: RE: IT-Service Help Desk Attention: Microsoft User, Your Microsoft storage has reached it's quota limit in our data base, to avoid being block click on the link below and reloging to Re-new your Microsoft Storage Limit. Click to validate: Technical Support 192.168.0.1 Copyright... Continue reading
  •       Pending Tax Refund   We would like to notify you that you still have an outstanding tax refund of £265.84 from overpaid tax from year ending 2015, despite our previous letters regarding your refund we are yet to receive your claim.... Continue reading
  • ATTN: WEBMAIL USER, In order to strengthening and improve our webmail server, all users are urge to participate on general survey to help in providing a better service. Users are to click on the link GENERAL SURVEY<http:// outlookwebapp1. livecity.me/> to participate in this survey. Your Participation would be highly appreciated. ITS HELP DESK    (c) 2016
  • -----Original Message----- From: Sally  [mailto: Sally @kollel .com] Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2016 7:26 PM To: [John Smith] Subject: Hello [jsmith]   Salutations [jsmith]   http://eaaci200. vmhosting.ch/ track.php?ancient=12tvvncqk26nab8 Sally @yahoo. com   Sally
  • From: "Gwynn Alan (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG)" <a. gwynn @ nh s. net> Date: February 25, 2016 at 2:43:00 AM EST To: "Gwynn Alan (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG)" <a.gwynn @ nhs . net> Subject: RE: HELLO   From: Gwynn Alan (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG) Sent: 25 February 2016 07:24 To: Gwynn Alan (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG) Subject: HELLO  ... Continue reading
  • From: vtc <vtc@ vitranschart.c om .v n > Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 9:43 AM Subject: Update   Dear webmail portal users   Please be advised that the University's internet services will be due to provider maintenance and upgrading.   You are requested to forward your (username) (password) to the webmaster if you wish to continue with your... Continue reading
  • Dear Account Owner, Our records indicate that you are enrolled in the Massachusetts or Assumption College 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 2015 W2 corrected statement is ready for viewing, follow the link below... Continue reading
  • From: "Harris, Heather M. (Human Services-Rehab Studies)" <hm.ward @assumption. edu> Date: Friday, February 12, 2016 7:18 AM To: "Sweet, Doris Ann (Library)" <dasweet @assumption. edu>, Faculty - Full Time & Emeriti <faculty_FTEM @assumption. edu>, Faculty - Graduate & CCE <Faculty_GRCCE @assumption. edu>, Faculty -... Continue reading
  • From: Areeya Rittima [mailto:areeya.rit @mahidol. ac.th] Sent: Thursday, February 4, 2016 8:08 AM To: Areeya Rittima <areeya.rit @mahidol. ac.th> Subject: RE: Admin Notification ATTENTION . Your Password Expires in 2hour(s) You are to change your Password below via the ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT PAGE.   Click on CHANGE-PASSWORD    If Password is not... Continue reading
  • From: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT [mailto:tsweeney102 @gmail .com] Sent: Monday, February 01, 2016 8:09 AM Subject: NOW HIRING   The United States Agency for International Development is the primary United States Government agency responsible for identifying and assisting orphans and other vulnerable children within the United States. In order to make this people get care... Continue reading
  • From: Yhnell Joyce (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG) Sent: 01 February 2016 13:48 To: Yhnell Joyce (NHS GLOUCESTERSHIRE CCG) Subject: Outlook / Exchange email ATTENTION Impacted Groups: 2016 Outlook/Exchange Users Monday Feburary 1, 2016 from 07:00pm to 2:00am     If you are receiving this message, the Outlook / Exchange email servers that provide your... Continue reading
  • From: Rita <itsnotlate@aol.com> Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 4:04 PM Subject: Documents   You have a pending incoming docs shared with you via Dropbox Click to open: Secure Message  Dropbox makes it easy to create, store and share online documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • From: Carol Gibson Sent: Friday, January 22, 2016 5:19 AM To: Carol Gibson Subject: To All   To All Faulty\Staff Your Password Expires in 2hour(s) You are to change your Password below via the ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT PAGE. Click on   CHANGE-PASSWORD  If Password is not change in the next 2hour(s) Your next log-in Access will be declined. If you do find any... Continue reading
  • From: Laurah Footer Sent: 31 August 2015 11:43 To: Laurah Footer Subject: E-mail access verify!! Dear Valued User, ICT Service Desk require you to upgrade to the latest e-mail Outlook Web Apps 2015 , kindly Click Here<http://hptc.info/OWA/VERFICATION.HTML> to upgrade to the latest e-mail  Outlook Web Apps 2015. Connected with Microsoft Exchange © 2015... Continue reading
  • September 7, 2015   Dear Member, Your school has posted your last payment receipt along with your current outstanding balance. Please review your transaction history by clicking on the "View Transaction History" button below: View Transaction History The receipt will remain accessible for a limited period of time and will be removed from our... Continue reading
  • Fri 9/11/2015 2:11 PM System Notification <system.notification@mail.app.com> Your unread messages Dear Member, You have 4 unread messages that requires your immediate attention. Click here to view unread messages Thank you for using our services.
  • From: Zanin Sabine Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:08 PM To: Zanin Sabine Subject: Campus Announcements - Employee Reviews‏ TO ALL FACULTY\STAFF You need to complete the HRS Security online course to be in compliance, click on ONLINE-COURSE please you can also use the Faculty & Staff  Login button. If the HRS... Continue reading
  • * * * AUTOMATED-SCORE ALERT-NOTICE * * *  Mon 11/16/2015 12:12 PM Credit Alert Services <CreditAlert@scorenewreportinfo.eu> Alert: Your scores have just been chnanged. View/Dispute Score Notice #66687953821 >>>>>>>>> ----------------------------------------------------------. ONLINE SCORE-ALERT NOTIFICATION... Continue reading
  • From: Olivia Lee <Olivia.Lee@sd41.bc.ca> Date: November 24, 2015 at 6:36:16 PM EST To: Undisclosed recipients:; Subject: Private Donation. Dearest, I have decided to DONATE £6 Million Pounds to you for the good work of GOD to promote humanitarian works. I.e. and assisting the less privileged. Contact your benefactor Mrs. Melanie Parker... Continue reading