Auburn's Phish Tank

-A collection of phishing scams that have attempted to bait the Auburn community.

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"Action Required:- Staff News 12/14/2017""Action Required:- Staff News 12/14/2017"<div class="ExternalClass5ED65F420A324AE58D5ECC32B6F52B07"><p>​</p> <p class="MsoPlainText">Dear user@<a href=""></a> or<br></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">This is an important notice from the School Administrator, </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Please Click on review to read it.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">You're advise to validate within 24hrs to keep your account safe and active.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Sincerely,</p><p class="MsoPlainText">IT Help Desk</p><p class="MsoPlainText">Office365 Outlook Information Technology</p></div>12/14/2017 4:00:00 PM
Large increase in PhishingLarge increase in Phishing<div class="ExternalClass70031EAF40B84FD9B462CCF9D532A7D9"><p>​</p> <p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">Dear member at Auburn University,</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">Our mail admin database has been breached due to the large number of spam messages we receive. For these reason, our admin is currently upgrading the mailbox server to avoid receiving spam messages.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">Login Here .........<span>  </span>to update your account.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">(c) Auburn University 2017 Web Upgrade.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p></div>We will NEVER ask you confirm, verify, validate, or certify your email account. We will NEVER ask you to update, renew or refresh your account either.11/30/2017 6:00:00 AM
Large increase in PhishingLarge increase in Phishing<div class="ExternalClass52DB9F7848BB4DB69EDB88EF85E008E8"><p>E-mail Re-Activate....To Avoid Closed Down IT Help DeskSubject: <br></p> <p class="MsoPlainText">This is to notify all Students, Staffs of<span>  </span>University that we are validating active accounts.</p><p class="MsoPlainText">Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span>Validate Email Account </p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">Sincerely</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">IT Help Desk</p><p class="MsoPlainText">Office of Information Technology</p></div>We will NEVER ask you to re-activate, update, renew or refresh your account. We will NEVER ask you confirm, verify, validate, or certify your email account. 11/30/2017 6:00:00 AM
Large increase in PhishingLarge increase in Phishing<div class="ExternalClassDADC27FC488647D49587E782A9C5EE94"> <p class="MsoPlainText">Subject: Very Urgent! </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>This was sent out to me from your mailbox and I have upload the documents via Adobe multi-function device just CLICK HERE <span> </span>and sign in with your email address to view documents. </p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>Sincerely</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>IT<span>  </span>Help Desk</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>office of lnformation Technology</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>The University.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span>                </span>365 Office</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p>​</p></div>Be suspiscious of emails that create any type of urgency. "Very Urgent" is a red flag.11/30/2017 6:00:00 AM
Large increase in PhishingLarge increase in Phishing<div class="ExternalClass7E6CA591BA434B22AD6D11D7B34CEFFF"><p>​</p> <p class="MsoPlainText">Subject: Message From Auburn University </p><p class="MsoPlainText"><span> </span></p><p class="MsoPlainText">Dear *******<a href=""></a></p> <p class="MsoPlainText"> </p><p class="MsoPlainText">You have Two messages placed on pending, due to Auburn University recent upgrade kindly click on verify below for this message to come in.</p><p class="MsoPlainText"> </p> <span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:"calibri", sans-serif;"><span>               </span>Verify </span></div>We will NEVER send you an email that says you have messages pending. 11/30/2017 6:00:00 AM