Helpful links to identify phishing scams
Microsoft Online Safety - How to recognize phishing e-mails or links.
APWG - The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing,pharming and email spoofing of all types.
Pay Pal Phishing Guide - Pay Pal's 3 part anti phishing guide.
National Cyber Security Alliance - NCSA's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals’ use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets.
Paul Millette, Director, Library, IT Services & Learning Support Services
Jeff Wright, Manager of CTS and Network Services
Noka Garrapy, Associate Manager of Data Systems
Jesse Safran, Sr. Desktop Supervisor, Assistant Network Administrator
Brian May, Technical and Web Support Specialist
Brenton Dupee, Educational Technology Specialist
Date Reported: 11/24/2010
Date Reported: 11/07/2010From: Alice Hobbs
Sent: Sunday, November 07, 2010 2:18 PM
Subject: ALERTS NOTICE!!!
Dear Webmail User,
This message is from the Webmail Support team to all email users. We are currently carrying out an upgrade on our system, hence it has come to our notice that one of our subscribers Infected our Network with a worm like virus and it is affecting Our database.
We are also having congestions due to the anonymous registration of email accounts, so we are shutting down email accounts deemed to be inactive. Your email account is listed among those requiring update.
To resolve this problem, simply click to reply this message and enter your User Name here
(_____________) And Password Here (___________) to have your email account Cleared against this virus.
Failure to comply will lead to the termination of your Email Account.
Hoping to serve you better.
Date Reported: 10/13/2010A DGTFX virus has been detected in your folders Your email account has to be upgraded to our new Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2010 version; to prevent damages to our webmail log and your important files.
Click your reply tab, Fill the columns below and send back or your email account will be terminated immediately to avoid spread of the virus.
DATE OF BIRTH:
Email Technical Team
Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for your password safety to avoid any unauthorized user.
Date Reported: 9/29/2010From: Peter Carfagna [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent:Wednesday, September 29, 2010 10:19 AM
Subject: Mailbox upgrade
Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit which is 20GB as set by your administrator,you are currently running on 20.9GB,
you may not be able to send or receive new mail until you re-validate your mailbox.
To re-validate your mailbox please Click the link below to validate your mailbox and upgrade your account: