Phishing

PHISHING EXAMPLE: UPDATE EMAIL: Don't lose access to your account!!

February 19, 2021
Security Notice! Dear XXXX, Our security system has detected some irregular activity connected to your account. you will be unable to send and recieve emails until this issue has been resolved CLICK HERE TO VALIDATE NOW To prevent further irregular activity we will restrict access to your account within 72 hours if you did not validate your account. *Note:* Mail Administrator will always keep you posted of security updates. Mail Admin

Phishing Example: RE: at the office

November 30, 2020
, I will come to Uc Regents; soon and send your request about 2 weeks of vacation and payments to you. Very sorry. Open this recourse to preview the document (if the link doesn't work, copy it and paste to browser): hxxps://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQeBPGXB5xGJ9m7RA7RGTEFgpWSAbr-nlOeOYerk4PG0IM_-6b148qM8RUERKw1GhKG5Z5rQpiUaSEF/pub Outsourcing director notice

PHISHING EXAMPLE: You recently made a request to deactivate email.

May 18, 2021
Dear Customer, You recently made a request to deactivate email. This request will be processed shortly. If you did not make this request, cancel the request now. Cancel Deactivation If you do not cancel this request, your account will be deactivated and all your email data will be lost. Sincerely, Your berkeley.edu Internet Team

PHISHING EXAMPLE: Lab Report

May 19, 2021
This is to inform you that your laboratory result is ready. You can access your results via the following link: https://results.pmhlaboratoXXXXXXXXX.html(link is external) You must provide your NAME and DATE OF BIRTH in addition to the following code in order to see the report: POP UP BLOCKERS MUST BE DISABLED TO DOWNLOAD PDF REPORTS Patient Initials: A.B. Access code: 8625150102

PHISHING EXAMPLE: Account Suspension Request

May 19, 2021
Access to recipient@berkeley.edu will be suspended as per request received by admin at 5/12/2021 11:21:48 p.m. UTC. If you would like to cancel this request you may proceed below. *Cancel Now * Best Regards,

PHISHING EXAMPLE: UPDATE REQUIRED ON @berkeley.edu

May 26, 2021
Outgoing Mail Error Due to server error, 6 new mails you sent from recipient@berkeley.edu are stucked in berkeley.edu Release below to re-send all stuck emails to the destination boxes. Release Emails This is a mandatory berkeley.edu webmail service sent to recipient@berkeley.edu

PHISHING EXAMPLE: Research Assistant

July 12, 2021
Berkeley University of California is seeking an Research Assistant / services of a competent Undergraduate Student Administrative Assistant to work Part-time and get paid $350 weekly. Tasks will be carried out remotely. If interested, Do text your name to (808) 378-1179 so as to proceed Bernhard Boser Professor, (808) 378-1179. 490A Cory Hall

PHISHING EXAMPLE: Attention: website.berkeley.edu DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice

August 18, 2021
Hello! My name is Shafaq. Your website or a website that your company hosts is infringing on a copyright-protected images owned by myself. Take a look at this document with the links to my images you used at website.berkeley.edu and my earlier publications to get the evidence of my copyrights. Download it right now and check this out for yourself: hxxps://sites.google.com/view/a0hf49gj29g-i4jb48n5/drive/folders/shared/1/download?ID=308682351554855915 I believe you have willfully infringed my rights under 17 U.S.C. Section 101 et seq. and could be liable for statutory damages as high as $150,000 as set forth in Section 504(c)(2) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (”DMCA”) therein.

PHISHING EXAMPLE: WORK FROM HOME / BERKELEY PAID JOB OFFER

September 10, 2021
Dear Student, We got your contact through your school database and I'm happy to inform you that our reputable company Cisco Systems Inc® is currently running a student empowerment program. This program is to help devoted and hardworking students secure a part time job which does not deter them from doing any other, you just need a few hours to do this weekly and with an attractive weekly wages. KINDLY EMAIL BACK WITH YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS IF INTERESTED IN THIS JOB POSITION.

PHISHING EXAMPLE: WORK AFTER CLASSES OFFER ($500 WEEKLY SALARY)

September 10, 2021
Hello, Are you currently in the US? Here is an opportunity for you to work part time after classes and earn $500 weekly. The job is completely done online and can be completed anytime in the evening/night at home and won't take much of your time daily, you don't have to be online all day and don't need any professional skill to do the job, all you need is just come online before going to bed to forward all order of the day made by agents to the supplier and you are done for the day.