Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:59:07 PM
Subject: PSU MAIL UPDATE…
From: “PennState Webmail” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 08:16 AM
Subject: Verify your account.
You have 1 important mail alert!
We strongly advise you should update your account and resolve the problem.
Click here [<– Link leads to a fake WebAccess page in the specialitapizzimenti.com domain] to proceed
Failure to do this will lead to your account been suspended or de-activated.
Thanks for your co-operation.
PennState WebMail! Account Services
From: “IT-Help-Desk@PSU.EDU” <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:09:04 AM
Subject: Urgent Announcement
This is to notify all Students and Staffs of Pennsylvania State University that we are validating active accounts.
Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
Validate Email Account [<–Link leads to a fake WebAccess page in the charanflowerdecorators.com domain]
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
Penn State University
From: David H. Monk [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, May 22, 2017 3:44 PM
Subject: Salary Notification
Attached is the description of how staff/faculty members has demonstrated excellence in support of the school activities. List of all the names of 2016/2017 nominees, entitled to increase in Salary award and position title, department for Years of Service to Penn State College of Education.
Please download and login to your mail account to view and new salary update. All eligible active faculty/staff members will receive a bonus payment instanta.
David H. Monk
Dean Penn State College of Education
274 Chambers Building
University Park, PA 16802
This email was not sent by the Dean of the College of Education and it includes a file named “award list.htm” that, when opened, shows a website requesting that the viewer log in with their Penn State Access Account. That site is bogus, and if you submit your user ID and password through it, your account will be compromised.
From: “email@example.com” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, May 19, 2017 2:08:32 PM
Subject: Billing Update
You are required to verify your billing information within 24 hours or your Penn account will be temporarily suspend due to Penn state university billing department verification process. click here [<–Link leads to a bogus online payment site in the onlinechasejp.com domain] to verify your account
Note: No charges will be made from your card upon this verification process.
Penn Sta! te University