Phishing

Phishing Example: IT-Service Help Desk "Password Update"

February 2, 2016
Password will expire in 2 days Click Here To Validate E-mail Thank you, IT-Service Help Desk

Phishing Example: Help Desk Notice

March 4, 2016
We detected unknown IP access on our date base computer system our security requires you to verify your account for secure security kindly Click Here and verify your account. ​ Help Desk​

Phishing Example: Last Reminder You Must Update Your Apple Account Information!

March 13, 2016
Hello, We've noticed that some of your account information appears to be missing or incorrect, we need to verify your account information in order to continue using your Apple ID. Please Verify your account information by clicking on the link below. Sign in using your Apple ID to start the process, Verify Now >. Wondering why you got this email? When you don't regularly update your Apple ID information, Apple will require you to sign in by following the link in a verification email and update your information. This is to help protect your identity and keep your account secure. Apple Support

Phishing Example: PayPal - We need your help

March 22, 2016
We need your help. You account has been suspended, as an error as detected in your informations. The reason for the error is not certain, but for security reasons, we have suspended your account temporarily.

Phishing Example: Vital Info

May 23, 2016
Hello, Please refer to the vital info I've shared with you using Google Drive. Click https://www.google.com/drive/docs/file0116 and sign in to view details.. Regard --

Phishing Example: UCOP Spear Phish Attack

February 22, 2016
I need all our employee's reference copies of 2015 W-2 wages and tax statement, i am working on a review and if you can work on the W2's and have it sent to me as an attachment this morning that will be splendid. Via email would be appropriate. Regards. Janet Napolitano.

Phishing Example: bCourses Phish Attack

May 20, 2016
Dear User, This message is to inform you that your access to bCourses will soon expire. You will have to log in to your account to continue to have access to this service. You need to reactivate it just by logging in through the following URL. A a successful login will activate your account, and you will be redirected to your bCourses page. http://bcourses.berkeley.cnea.gq/login_0DZbL4B22o0ki22F0IZotK2LqgZijDXvf... If you are not able to login, please contact Mary Patel at mpatel@berkeley.edu for immediate assistance. Sincerely, Mary Patel Berkeley Security University of California, Berkeley 510-643-6927 mpatel@berkeley.edu

Phishing Example: Email Account Upgrade

October 28, 2016
Dear User, Someone else was trying to use your Berkeley ID to sign into iCloud via a web browser. Date and Time: 28 October 2016, 1:38 PM Browser: Firefox Operating System: Windows Location:Thailand If the information above looks familiar, you can disregard this email. If you have not recently and believe someone may be trying to access your account, you should Click Here . Sincerely, Technical Support Team

Phishing Example: Irregular Activity

October 20, 2016
We have detected irregular activity on your account on the date 10/20/2016. For your protection, we have temporary limited your account. In order to regain full access to your account, you must verify this activity before you can continue using your account. We have sent you an attachment , open it and follow the steps to verify your account. Once completed, please allow up to 48h to update. Copyright © 2016 BankOfAmerica, All rights reserve IrregularActivityFile.html

Phishing Example: Messages containing Locky malware

August 24, 2016
Hello, Please sign the attached contract with our technical service company for 2016 � 2017. We would appreciate your quick response. King regards, Cynthia Curtis (Digital-Signature: f0a0e01386d19b03736165288026cc97e325560c78700e95)