Examples of Phishing
From: Alano, Zeny D [mailto:Zeny.Alano@providence.org] Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 10:56 AM
Due to technical reasons, we are expanding and upgrading all Mailbox immediately. Please click on the following validation link http://contactme.com/54dc948726fabd0003003f7c and fill the form completely. click submit for validation.
Subject: Account Upgrade
You submitted a request to terminate your webmail account and the process has started by our technical team. To prevent an interruption with your account, You are required to reply to this email with their username and password to ensure that their account remains active in our database system.
Courtesy Kentucky State University
From: INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT UNIT [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2015 1:13 PM
Subject: YOUR ATM CARD IS READY C
INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT UNIT
I just want to inform you that I have deposited your ATM MASTER CARD of USD $5,000,000 United state dollars to the payment release officer here in London,due to I have waited enough to hear from you so that your payment funds will be transferred through CITI BANK OF ENGLAND (CBOE) here, but because of the late response I now decide to deposit the ATM MASTER CARD with the Courier Services.
Therefore I will advise you to fill the information below and forward it to the delivery
officer in charge for safe delivery
Name: James Mark
Your full address:
country and this Parcel Number EG2272-B this payment has been made available to you by the United nations from the unpaid fund in the united kingdom treasury which was released last year by World Bank for economic uplift.
NOTE: SEND YOUR DETAILS IMMEDIATELY TO THIS EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Truly DANIELLE KENNEDY LYODS (Director IRD) INTERNAL PAYMENT UNIT
From: Mike Harding
Sent: Monday, June 1, 2015 10:14 AM
Subject: RE: MICROSOFT EMAIL FOR STAFF MIGRATION
Dear Staff ,
We are migrating all staff email accounts into Staff Outlook 2015 office web mail and as such all active staff are to verify and Log in for the upgrade and migration to take effect now. This is done to improve the security and efficiency due to recent spam mails received.
Please all Staff Click HERE Switch to Outlook Webmail 2015 for Staff
Note that, after circulating this switching to Outlook is for all email service in this service and if not done, we will start deactivating and deleting unverified and inactive email accounts without any further notice that did not migrate in the next 24 hours.
PLEASE DO AS ADVISE ABOVE.
From: Mail Service Team
Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2015
Subject: FWD: Student/Staff/Admin Notice
We detect your mail has been affected with Virus, and will be shutdown if not updated within 24hours and log in to fix the issues.
Click To Update
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