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List of Known Email Scams Received at IWU

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This page contains images and descriptions of known Email Scams received at IWU. The page will be listed in reverse chronological order from when the scams/spam emails were received.

If you receive one of these emails, you may delete it knowing it is indeed a scam/spam.

Note: Just because an email does not appear on this page, does not mean the email is safe. Always consider a message to be potentially malicious until proven otherwise.

From 2018

Subject: HR Survey - Performance Based Increase

Date Identified: 10/05/2018

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Subject: Action Required!

Date Identified: 9/20/2018

Details:

The scam in this email claims to be from the ITS Service Desk, and asks that you click a link to update your password. However, the link takes you to a malicious website, which captures your username and password once entered.

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Subject: FW:[ATTENTION REQUIRED] Indiana Wesleyan University Revised Business Development, Implementation, and Review of Guidelines and Goals

Date Identified: 8/22/2018

Details:

The scam in this email claims to be from the president, and requires you to open a word document. However, the word document then links you to a malicious website.

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Subject: INDWES

Date Identified: 8/10/2018

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The scam in this email claims to need you to reset your password, however, the link takes you to a site that is not an IWU site and harvests the credentials entered to be used for more malicious purposes.

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Subject: Performance Report Card

Date Identified: 6/27/2018

Details:

The scam below contains a fake message claiming to be from President Wright, and contains a link to a malicious website, which captures a user's username and password.

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Subject: Spero di ricevere una risposta rapida da te a questa lettera

Date Identified: 5/10/2018

Details:

The scam below contains a malicious/dangerous picture attachment, and contains a vulgar and inappropriate message, but prompts the recipient to open the picture and follow the link to a malicious website.

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Subject: Indiana Wesleyan University: Confirm Your Interest & APPLICATION

Date Identified: 4/27/2018

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The scam below offers a job opportunity, but is indeed fake, and contains dangerous attachments.

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