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This page lists current warnings regarding suspicious email messages and other cybersecurity hazards at the University of Virginia.  For guidance on how to secure yourself against these hazards, be sure to visit our tip of the month.

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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 19, 2019 4:00 PM]

From: mark hunk <markhunk3232[at]outlook.com>
Date: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 4:44 PM
Subject: RECONFIRMATION OF PART TIME JOB
To: mst3kat]gmail.com <mst3k[at]gmail.com>

 

Hello ,

 

I have received your information and after a little consideration i have offered you an opportunity to work with me and i hope to have 100% of your loyalty and co-operation. Test of your loyalty, honesty and sincerity will be carried out from time to time.  Your quick response to mails and effectiveness in discharge of your duties will be required and I urge you to be as focus as you can and always work according to instructions. 

I would like you to start immediately if you accept this offer. I have a load of pending workload i would like us to get on with.

Every month, UNICEF and various foundation engage in a Corporate Social Responsibility by catering for needs of foster homes across the States. There are list of items to be gotten this month and my team will be responsible for purchasing of the item and delivering it. The good news is you are part of the team.

 

You will be responsible for the purchase of some items, electronic and sundry materials which you would shop for and ship to foster homes across the state to put a smile on their faces. 

 

Please note that a Check will be sent to you which will be used to funds the purchase of items for the foster homes and your first week payment. Once you have received funds, i will email you a list containing the mailing addresses of the foster homes where the gifts will be sent.

 

I will get back to you with more information including the tracking number of the check payment once  i receive it from my Financial Manager because you are expected to receive it through the Mail. .

 

Please Re-confirm the Name and Address in the offer letter to avoid any loss or misplacement of check payment.

 

Name: User, Typical

Address: 12 So. North St., Katonoon, NC 99999

Phone: 111-555-1212

 

Sent from Dr. Mark H.

[Posted: Jun 17, 2019 9:08 AM]

From: Scotti, Luigi J (mst3k)
Sent: Monday, June 17, 2019 8:30 AM
Subject: PART TIME JOB

Hello,

I am a Professor here in UVA, there is an opening available to all student and staffs to work with UNICEF to render Personal Assistance Service.

Apply Here.<hxxps://formlets.[com]/forms/obBSdlWSzUnk7c5S/>

<hxxps://formlets.[com]/forms/4HzBElOhKPoEjzgs/>

Regards

[Posted: Jun 16, 2019 9:27 PM]

From: Ballard, Myron Angelo (mst3k) 
Date: Sun, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:02 PM
Subject: Final Reminder!
To: User, Typical (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>

This message is brought to you by the The University of Virginia Directory,*
Click on Continue <hxxps://medicalarmng.com/wp-diff/office/> to read now.*

[Posted: Jun 16, 2019 5:50 PM]

From: E-mail Admin
Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:19 AM
To: User, Typical (mst3k)
Subject: URGENT: You have 18 new pending email to be delivered.

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*

Dear  mst3k[at[virginia.edu<https://egwestcentre.com/Directs/Emails/ii/?email=mst3k[at]virginia.edu>,

You have 18 new pending email to be delivered to  your Inbox. Please kindly click link below in other to deliver pending messages:

Deliver Message<hxxps://egwestcentre.com/Directs/Emails/ii/?email=[email protected]>

Your username is: mst3k[at]virginia.edu<hxps://egwestcentre.com/Directs/Emails/ii/?email=mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Once you are done your pending messages would be delivered to your Inbox.

Regards,
Email Security Support Team

[Posted: Jun 16, 2019 5:45 PM]

From: Sharifi, Khadijeh alsadat (ks7gv)
Sent: Sunday, June 16, 2019 4:15 PM
Subject: PART TIME JOB

Hello,

I am a Professor here in UVA, there is an opening available to all student and staffs to work with UNICEF to render Personal Assistance Service.

Apply Here.<hxxps://formlets.com/forms/z7BxQ59u5ethopSn/>

<hxxps://formlets.com/forms/4HzBElOhKPoEjzgs/>

Regards

[Posted: Jun 16, 2019 3:36 PM]

From: Jackson, Andrea (am5pp) <am5pp[AT]virginia.edu>
Sent: Sunday, June 16, 2019 10:35 AM
Subject: FINANCE DEPARTMENT

You have (2) new notification from the finance department.

Log into your account to view<hXXp://deconceptwerkz.com/finance/office/index.php>

Regards

[Posted: Jun 16, 2019 3:34 PM]

From: "Singh, Udai (us4br)" <us4br[at]virginia.edu>
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 1:53 PM
Subject: PART TIME JOB

Hello,

I am a Professor here in UVA, there is an opening available to all student and staffs to work with UNICEF to render Personal Assistance Service.

Apply Here.<hxxps://formlets.com/forms/z7BxQ59u5ethopSn/>

<hxxps://formlets.com/forms/4HzBElOhKPoEjzgs/>

Regards

[Posted: Jun 13, 2019 4:11 PM]

From: Virgin Media <lparga[at]cavutech.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2019 1:51 AM
To: Theater, Mystery  (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: REMINDER: Security Alert!

[hxxps://eu.cdn.survey.medallia.com/sfilemanager/e21d144e1e5be84fcee7848a2a1fae82.png]

This is a Security Alert.

Your account and services are scheduled for disconnection on 13 June 2019.
You must update your billing information immediately in order to avoid any interruption to your services.

Click Here<hxxp://gerardoh.com.ar/hsx/> to update your details. It will take roughly 3 minute to complete.

Sign into your Virgin Media account to keep your details up to date.

For more details
Can we help you with anything else? If you need any help or support with your products or services simply visit virginmedia.com/help<hxxp://gerardoh.com.ar/hsx/>. Or to get in touch, visit virginmedia.com/contact<hxxp://gerardoh.com.ar/hsx/>.

Thanks very much in advance for your help.

Yours sincerely,

The whole team at Virgin Media
** An important note**

And just so you know, this email is unique to you. So please don't pass this email to others as they won't be able to answer the questions, and we won't see their feedback.
________________________________

You have received this email because either you, or someone else using this email address, is a customer of Virgin Media. Medallia conduct surveys on behalf of Virgin Media. For Medallia's detailed security policy, please click here: hxxp://www.medallia.com/privacy

You can write to the Virgin media team at: Virgin Media, Bartley Way, Bartley Wood Business Park, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 9UP.

[Posted: Jun 13, 2019 1:10 PM]

From: MAIL ADMIN <venky[at]boopinmedia.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 9:33 PM
To: (mst3k) <mst3k[at]virginia.edu>
Subject: mst3k[at]virginia.edu YOU HAVE 15 RETURED MAILS

 mst3k[at]virginia.edu<mailto:mst3k[at]virginia.edu>

At 07:08 AM, mst3k[at]virginia.edu<mailto:mst3k[at]virginia.edu> failed to sync and (15) outgoing mails were returned.

Syncing failed to go through due to a recent internal server error on this mail

SYNC NOW<https://tommyt.xyz/?email=mst3k[at]virginia.edu>

2019 Message Center

[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:[email protected]>   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:[email protected]>  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: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

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

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