Tag Archives: scam

Beware of Fraudulent email purported to be from admin@yorku.ca

Do NOT respond to any fraudulent email purported to be coming from admin@yorku.ca asking for username, password or other personal information. The following is the sample fraudulent (phish) email. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Subject: Your YORKU Login Needs To be Re-Confirm All our Web Mail users need to re-validated their account by clicking this link. http://****.com/revalidates To upgrade the […]

Suspicious BMO email seen at York

Please beware of the following email.. Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for the recent information update. Our review of the information you provided however indicates that some of your personal information are incomplete. It is important that you complete your records as Bank of Montreal has mandated that all accounts with incomplete personal information should […]

Beware of Suspicious Email Claiming to be from Scotia Bank

Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:58:58 -0500 From: "service@scotiabank.com" <jmckkd@company.info> Reply-To: jmckkd@company.info Subject: *** Notification *** message id : QIRIKSGNPF To: admin@scotiabank.com Dear Scotiabank client, You have received this email because you or someone had used your account from different locations.For security purpose, we are required to open an investigation into this matter. In order […]

Another phish/fraudulent email.

Subject: Account Update !!! Webmail Helpdesk Support Centre This is to inform you that you have exceeded your email quota limit of 325MB and you need to increase your email quota limit because in  less than 48 hours your email will be disable. Increase your email  quota limit and continue to use your webmail account. To […]

Fraudulent email of the day: 02 Feb 2012.

  Subject: ****You have exceeded your email limit You have exceeded your email limit quota of 450MB. You need to upgrade your email limit quota to 2GB within the next 48 hours. Use the below web link to upgrade your email account: https://....../spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHlhX2JNTHk4dEZseWdrdU4zOUxJSEE6MQ Thank you for using our email. Copyright ©2012 Email Helpdesk Centre.

31 Jan 2012: Fraudulent Email Regarding Emergency Notification. Do NOT Reply!

Do NOT Reply to the following fraudulent email. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From: York University Subject: Emergency Notification!!! Date: January 31, 2012 11:41:33 AM EST To: undisclosed-recipients:; Dear York University Account User, We hereby announce to you that your email account has exceeded its storage limit. You will be unable to send and receive mails and your email […]

Latest Phishing/scam email

Subject: Fw: Error Code WA#984455N. Dear Subscriber, This notification is from webmaster messaging center to all our mailhost account owners. As part of our annual new year upgrade, we are currently carrying out scheduled maintenance, upgrade of your email service and we are changing your mailhost server, as a result your original password will be […]

Phishing/scam email

Subject: Warning! Your mailbox is almost full. Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit of 1 GB, which is defined by the administrator, you are currently running  99.8 megabytes, you can not send or receive new messages until you re-validate your mailbox. To renew the mailbox, click link below: https://.../TaXRaeFVhcDByM29YRExSeXpwZWc6MQ Thank you! Webmail system administrator!