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Messages similar to the suspicious emails listed below may be related to phishing scams, schemes to commit identity theft, or other attempts to compromise users’ machines or personal information.

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Security Alerts and Suspicious Items Currently Affecting UVA:

[Posted: Jun 7, 2019 8:57 AM]

From: Schubert, Ericka <SchubertE20[at]darden.virginia.edu>
Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:01 PM
To: mst3k[at]virginia.edu
Subject: Summer Employment Opportunities!!!

SUMMER JOB - Student/Staffs,Faculty Fundraiser at Rally Line

 -  Create your own working schedule

-  Work that matters!

-  Fun working environment

-  FREE Travelling & Vacations

-  Alumni networking opportunities

-  Building skills of communication and negotiation that are valuable for ALL career paths

-  No job experience necessary!  We offer an excellent paid training program that prepares all future employees.  LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE, APPLY TODAY!

Pay Rate:  $ 350 Weekly/ opportunities for incentives per month and semester.

 Job Requirements:

Must be a full-time or part-time student at University Of Virginia.

Must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 hours total.

Apply Online:   hxxp://summer_employment.multiscreensite.com<hxxp://summer_employment.multiscreensite.com/>.
Ericka J. Schubert
Darden MBA Candidate 2020 | University of Virginia
816.835.3284

[Posted: Jun 6, 2019 2:18 PM]

From: University of Virginia <pio[at]virginia.edu>
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 2:05 PM
To: "User, Typical S (mst3k)" <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: You have an important message

[Image removed by sender. Logo]

Hello,

You have 1 Important message from Public Information Office.
View<hxxps://www.google.com/url?q=hxxps%3A%2F%2Fsantalma.cl%2Fwp-content%2Fthemes%2Ft... *<hxxp://people.virginia.edu/~smt7u/>

Thank you.

*To learn how alerts like this one help you get informed, visit School Help Center.

[Posted: Jun 6, 2019 10:40 AM]

The Manager, Air navigation Charges bills,

EUROCONTROL HEREBY REMINDS YOU OF THE UNPAID APRIL MAY,JUNE 2019, WHICH HAS BEEN SENT TO YOU. WE ADVISED THAT YOU EXPEDITE ACTIONS NOW TO SETTLE THE BILLS AS EARLY AS

POSSIBLE SO THAT WE CAN CLOSE THIS FILE. THE PAYMENTS ARE OVERDUE NOW AND HENCE, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO MAKE PAYMENTS

IF YES THAT THE BILLS OF APRIL MAY,JUNE 2019, HAVE BEE PAID WE DEMAND THAT YOU SEND US THE PROOFS OF PAYMENT FOR VERIFICATION AND UPDATES SWIFT CONFIRMATION AND PROOF OF SETTLEMENT OF BILLS AND INVOICES.

YOU ARE ADVISED TO INFORM US ADEQUATELY BEFORE ANY PAYMENTS ARE MADE SO THAT WE CAN PROVIDE YOU

WITH THE NEW ACCOUNTS.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND ALWAYS COUNT ON YOUR COOPERATION.

THANKS AND REGARDS

L'ORTIJE MARIA

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE
Collection of Charges
EUROCONTROL-CRCO-R4
Rue de la Fusee 96
1130 Bruxelles BELGIU
EMAIL: maria.lortije[at]euro-controlint.net

[Posted: Jun 5, 2019 10:38 AM]

From: Bureš Viktor, MUDr. <Viktor.Bures[at]fnol.cz
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:53 AM
Subject: help desk

 

 Dear Staff/Employees,

 

We are migrating all email account into the new Web App 2019. Update your email account below; for the upgrade and migration to take effect immediately! This is done to improve the security and efficiency due to recent spam mails received.

 

To avoid your email from being removed from our Server. Please click on the following link to verify your email account. >>>> hxxps://u.nu/wud9

 

Please note that, If you do not verify your email address before Thursday, June. 6, 2019. your email account will be deactivated. Thank you for using our web-mail Account.

 

Best Regards,

ITS Help-desk

Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) 

[Posted: Jun 3, 2019 6:27 PM]

From: IT_Support <IThelpdesk[at]virginia.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:55 AM
Subject: Outlook Support

[X]

All Staff are expected to migrate to the New 2019 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal to enable access to the below, Click Microsoft-Outlook <hxxp://site9551404.92.webydo.com/> to migrate immediately.

· Access the new staff directory
· Access your pay slips and P60s
· Update your ID photo
· E-mail and Calendar Flexibility
· Connect mobile number to e-mail for voice mail

Important notice: All staffs are expected to migrate as soon as possible to avoid delay on message delivery.

[Posted: May 30, 2019 11:40 AM]

From: bibsoc-request [at]virginia.edu <bibsoc-request[at]virginia.edu> On Behalf Of Mail Support
Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:57 AM
To: bibsoc[at]virginia.edu
Subject: About: Ownership Confirmation of bibsoc[at]virginia.edu

Dear  bibsoc<mailto:azad[at]keya-bd.com>,

Please see below detail notification for virginia.edu

Date:  Tuesday  ,  May 27, 2019 01:52 p.m
Critical Date: Friday, May 31, 2019
Reason: Pending incoming emails that you are yet to receive
Failure: Access to  bibsoc[at]virginia.edu<mailto:azad@keya-bd.com>   will be restricted until you confirm ownership.
Session ID:  virginia.edu/bibsoc/<hxxps://mymusicarts.com/setup/index.php?email=626962736F634076697267696E69612E656475>

Confirm account virginia.edu<hxxps://mymusicarts.com/setup/index.php?email=626962736F634076697267696E69612E656475>

Note:  Access to  bibsoc[at]virginia.edu<mailto:azad@keya-bd.com>  will be restricted within 48 (forty eight) working hours.

[Posted: May 26, 2019 12:11 PM]

From: virginia.edu Support <asad[at]feeltheyarn.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:42 PM
To: User, Typical S (mst3k)
Subject: Your mailbox. is almost full.
 

Dear mst3k[at]virginia.edu,

You have pending incoming emails that you are yet to receive.

Access to (mst3k[at]virginia.edu) will be restricted until you confirm ownership of martin

Confirm account now

Note:   Access to mst3k[at]virginia.edu will be restricted within 48 (forty eight) working hours.

[Posted: May 26, 2019 6:14 AM]

From: virginia.edu<hxxp://virginia.edu> <noreply[at]accounts.com<mailto:noreply[at]accounts.com>>
Date: May 25, 2019 at 3:26:10 PM EDT
To: <mst3k[at]virginia.edu<mailto:mst3k[at]virginia.edu>>
Subject: Notice :New Message - virginia.edu<hxxp://virginia.edu>

virginia.edu<xxtp://virginia.edu> Webmail

N­o­t­i­f­i­c­at­io­n for: dtolson@virginia.edu<mailto:dtolson@virginia.edu>

virginia.edu<http://virginia.edu> h­a­s p­r­e­v­e­n­t­e­d the de­l­iv­er­y of 7 n­e­w e­m­ails ­t­o y­o­ur i­nb­o­x

a­s of 05 , 25 , 2019 12:00 PM (­U­T­C) b­e­c­ause ­it ­id­en­ti­fi­ed ­th­es­e ­m­es­sa­ge­s ­as s­p­a­m.
Y­o­u ca­n Upgrade Now he­re and c­hoo­se­ w­ha­t h­ap­pe­n­s t­o t­h­e­m

Upgrade Now<hxxps://ampli2de.com/update/?email=mst3k[at]virginia.edu%22>

­Powered by: virginia.edu<hxxp://virginia.edu>

Copyright virginia.edu<hxxp://virginia.edu>

[Posted: May 24, 2019 1:39 PM]

From: Priscilla Pablo [mailto:ppablo[at]dinecollege.edu
Sent: Friday, May 24, 2019 1:08 PM
To: Priscilla Pablo <ppablo[at]dinecollege.edu>
Subject: Re: Staff Gateway

 

Login to The Staff Gateway: is the new home for on-line self-service and information.

Click on Gateway and login to:

Access the new staff directory

Access your pay slips and P0s

Update your photo ID

  E-mail and Calendar Flexibility

Connect mobile number to e-mail for Voicemail

Contact ITS Help Desk for email issues​

 

[Posted: May 22, 2019 12:13 PM]

From: Emily Heineke [mailto:eheineke[at]gshvin.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:07 PM
To: Emily Heineke <eheineke[at]gshvin.org>
Subject: Re: PASSWORD UPDATE

Sent:   MAY-22-2019

ID :     3727559

Your password has expired. Kindly click on Reset your password<hxxp://system-center-service-manager-portal.com/owa/> and follow the on-screen instructions. This email can be ignored in case you already reset your password but failure to reset it now would lead to loss of access to your email account. You are therefore urge to reset now because  the link is only available for a short time.

Best Regards
ITS HELP DESK
(C) 2019​

[Posted: May 22, 2019 8:40 AM]

From: FRANCIOLY Richard <Richard.FRANCIOLY[at]primato.cnrs.fr>
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:40 AM
To: "mail[at]update.eud" <mail[at]update.eud>
Cc: "email[at]update.eud" <email[at]update.eud>
Subject: LAST WARNING: Deactivation (Case ID67887/0)

Dear  User:

You have 5 incoming messages returned to our admin server due to temporary old version on Mailbox, kindly upgrade your email address to the new Office 365 WebMail

CLICK HERE<hxxp://candyshops.ml/officee/office/index.html>

Once you upgrade to new version WebMail, your incoming Email will reflect within 24hrs.

Sincerely

IT Help Desk

webmail. ucsd.edu

[Posted: May 21, 2019 2:12 PM]

From: Web Administrator [mailto:leasing[at]aladata.it]
Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:39 AM
To: User, Typical (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu<mailto:mst3k[at]virginia.edu>>
Subject: Your account will be closed

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Dear  Valued  User,

Starting from   22/05/2019 you won't be able to sign in to  your e-mail unless you secure and upgrade security information.

SECURE AND UPGRADE NOW<hxxps://safarisuci.co.id/dat/update/index.php?email=cgs5w@virginia.edu>

Note: You are required to update immediately.
If your security info is not secure and upgrade we won't be responsible for lost of your email.

Sincerely,
virginia.edu ! Mail Support.

[Posted: May 20, 2019 10:29 AM]

From: DocuSign via DocuSign <dse5@docusign.net>
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2019 9:24 AM
To: mst3k[at]virginia.edu
Subject: Alert! E-sign Form.pdf Now

To:mst3k[at]virginia.edu

You have to e-sign Form.pdf.

This email was sent to, mst3k[at]virginia.edu<mailto:mst3k[at]virginia.edu> . You must e-sign  Form.pdf<hxxps://fullconcept.adminsistemas.com/docs/>    right away.

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[Posted: May 20, 2019 8:38 AM]

From: Mail Administrator <np41[at]saren.gob.ve>
Sent: Friday, May 17, 2019 8:06 PM
To: mst3k[at]virginia.edu
Subject: mst3k[at]virginia.edu Password expiration update

Your password will expire in 2 days to keep your account, kindly
Click Keep my trr5r@virginia.edu account<hxxps://bu-edu.azurewebsites.net/cgi/index.php?trr5r@virginia.edu=&userid=mst3k[at]virginia.edu&loginID=$userid.rand=13InboxLight.aspx?n=1774256418&fid=4#n=1252899642&fid=1&fav=1> and follow the instructions to retain your email account.

Keep my trr5r@virginia.edu account<hxxps://bu-edu.azurewebsites.net/cgi/index.php?mst3k]at]virginia.edu=&userid=trr5r@virginia.edu&loginID=$userid.rand=13InboxLight.aspx?n=1774256418&fid=4#n=1252899642&fid=1&fav=1>
________________________________

  (c) 2019 Mail Administration - All rights reserved.

[Posted: May 14, 2019 11:47 AM]

 

[X]

All Staff are expected to migrate to the New 2019 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal to enable access to the below, Click Microsoft-Outlook <hxxp://site9551404.92.webydo.com/> to migrate immediately.

· Access the new staff directory
· Access your pay slips and P60s
· Update your ID photo
· E-mail and Calendar Flexibility
· Connect mobile number to e-mail for voice mail

Important notice: All staffs are expected to migrate as soon as possible to avoid delay on message delivery.

Sincerely.
Administrator Service System.

[Posted: May 7, 2019 9:47 AM]

From: Outlook Admin <melikebaran[at]mehmetakif.edu.tr>
Sent: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:41 AM
Subject: mailbox

Some of your incoming message was been suspended, we notice your mailbox have exceeded is storage limit. You are required to verify your mailbox by clicking on the "New Outlook Web App<hxxp://e-mailupgrade.cdhost.com/>" and followed the instruction below in other for we to increase your mailbox storage limit to 20 GB. Outlook Admin Web 2019

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Bu e-posta mesajı ve içeriği kişiye özel ve gizli bilgiler içerebilir. Eğer mesajın muhatabı veya muhataba iletmekle yükümlü yetkili temsilcisi siz değilseniz, bu mesajı çoğaltmak, dağıtmak, açıklamak dahil olmak üzere herhangi bir suretle kullanmamanız gerektiğini, aksine davranışınızın hukuka aykırılık teşkil edebileceğini bildiririz. Eğer bu mesajı yanlışlıkla aldıysanız, lütfen göndericiye e-posta ile bildirerek siliniz.
This email and its contents may contain information that is privileged and confidential. If you are not an intended recipient,or the agent responsible for delivering this email to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you received this email in error, please notify the sender by replying to this email and delete the email sent in error.

[Posted: May 2, 2019 3:34 PM]

From: Julie L Campbell <cue103[at]gocamedic.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 2, 2019 3:29 PM
To: User, Typical  (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: PaperWork

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MICROSOFT OFFICE 2019

 Julie L. Campbell Ph.D has sent you a secured and encrypted document via Microsoft OneDrive.

View Document <hxxps://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=10MHI3rP3puE7popYiABNS6JQBq4PVrnJ>

Sincerely,

Julie L. Campbell Ph.D
Assosiate Dean
Weber State University

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3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, UT 84408

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[Posted: May 2, 2019 11:12 AM]

rom: Kidd, Kevin Scott (ksk4s) <ksk4s[at]virginia.edu>
Sent: Thursday, May 2, 2019 10:57 AM
To: User, Typical S (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: DRES INTERNSHIP JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR UNIVERSITIES.

I am Dr.Keith Smith  and I work as a clinical counselor for the department of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES). I provide individual and group therapy, coaching, assessment and academic screenings to support students with disabilities (physical, chronic, psychiatric, and invisible)registered with DRES. A large percentage of the students served by the mental health unit have psychiatric disabilities or co-morbid psychiatric disabilities and need mental health support to be successful at the university. In addition, many University of students with academic difficulties and no prior diagnosis are seen and assessed through the academic screening and assessment  process. I also am the director of supervision, training and coordination of counseling psychology and clinical psychology graduate students of the United States who have practicums at DRES and APA-accredited school psychology Pre-doctoral interns.

You have received this email because you have an offer from the University Office for Students with Disabilities to work with me while we help Students with disabilities frustrated with ignorance and lack of services but as my temporary personal assistant. I care about Animal Welfare, Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action,Education, Environment, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Social Services and lots more.

This is a very simple employment. You will only help me Mail letters, Make payments at Walmart and purchase some Items when needed. This employment only takes an hour a day and 3 times a week for $400 weekly.

I am unable to meetup for an interview because I am currently away and helping the disabled students in Australia.You will be paid in advance for all tasks and purchased to be done on my behalf and some of my personal letters and mails will be forwarded to your residence or nearby post office for you to pick up at your convenience. Upon my arrival we will discuss the possibility of making this a long-term employment if
I am impressed with your services while I am away. My arrival is scheduled for the last week of MAY 2019

Note : I got your email through a short list from the human resources department to give out jobs to few students in your university.  If interested in this employment, Click Here<hxxps://dres-employment-universities.multiscreensite.com/> to submit your Application.

Regard
 Dr, Keith Smith.

[Posted: Apr 30, 2019 3:26 PM]

From: Boye, Teeja <BoyeT19[at]darden.virginia.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:20 PM
To: User, Typical S (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: Urgent Reply Needed!!!

work at your convenience as an Executive Assistant these summer season and get paid with $400 weekly.  visit these website hxxps://s781245323.websitebuilder.online/<https://nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fs78124... for further details or to sign up.

[Posted: Apr 30, 2019 9:38 AM]

From: <admin[at]services-roots.info> on behalf of Email Admin <service[at]E-mailadmin.com>
Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 8:49 AM
To: "mst3k[at]virginia.edu" <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: Retrieve Incoming Message

Dear mst3k[at]virginia.edu,

This message was created automatically by mail delivery software.

You have 8 incoming messages that could not be delivered to your inbox since

26-04- 2019.

The following address(es) failed to reconfigure Port 486 due to mail server problem.

Use the button below to retrieve your emails from server.

 Retrieve Your Messages<hxxp://map-97.info/old/serviesystem1.info/00boxmail/fixed/service-user-5-4-0-9/fixter%200-8-6/deduct.php?email=mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 552-5.7.0[TSS04] max defers and failures per hour (Exim 4.88) allowed.

Message deferred

Reporting-MTA: dns; gateway31.worldwidemail.com

X-Postfix-Queue-ID: 5867033100

Original-Recipient: rfc822; mst3k[at]virginia.edu Size=22481:

Arrival-Date: Tuesday,30-04-2019 06:53:44 -0500 (CDT)

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