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Recent University IT-Sec Phishing Advisories

The following email subject lines have been used in recent phishing attacks against the university -- please do not reply to these emails if you receive them.


From: Kim Jorgensen [] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:59 AM
To: Kim Jorgensen <>
Subject: RE: Your Password Expires Today.



System Administrator


Your password will expire in a few days time. Kindly click on the Help Desk to update your current password and automatically upgrade to the most recent e-mail Outlook Web Apps 2017.

If the password is not been updated today, your account will be suspended within 12 hours.


System Administrator,

Connected to Microsoft Exchange.

© 2017 All rights reserved Microsoft Corporation.


Warning ! SRX1299917120ID​

Fw: IMPORTANT - Very Urgent​


Subject: Email Security Modifications - Effective Immediately!!!

Dear Account User,
Your Web App has recently been subjected to security modification due to authentication failed by regular hack attempt of an incorrect User name that was entered in your account.
Let's make sure it's you! To keep your account secure we need to re-validate your account by clicking on "Secure My Account" to verifying/change your password information on the file below to helps protect your account from unauthorized access.
ITS Help Desk
Information Technology Services


-Important: Your NINE Pending Incoming Mails...​

- ​Message From Human Resources


 -You have received an important message via Blackboard Learning System

-Your New Seven Pending Incoming Mails..​

-Course Error Alert

- Blackboard:Course Error Alert ​

- Message on DateWithStudent account Profile​

- Blackboard Important Message​


RE: OIT-Department Authenticated Notification#​

- ALERT!!!

- Hi

- Re-validate your mailbox

- OIT Helpdesk

- Microsoft OUtlooK Web Access

- *Urgent Notification from Mail Desk.

- Exceeded Limit:



- Incommin Mails

- Helpdesk Warning! 

More information about Phishing:

How to determine if an email is a phishing message:
Phishing Info

Submitting Phishing Samples:
Reporting Phishing

Awareness Flyers:
Hover A  -  Hover B  -  Hooked A  -  Hooked B

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