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Ebay Suffers Database Breach

eBay is asking users to change passwords as soon as possible. Officials say no financial data was implicated, and the company hasn’t found any evidence of unauthorized activity resulting from breach. 

Further information: http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/21/5737914/ebay-will-ask-all-customers-to-change-passwords-after-massive-breach 

If you have any questions please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

Upgrade Your Email – Spear Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 05/21/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 21st, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

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From: Compromised User
Date: May 21, 2014 at 8:53:05 AM EDT
To: User@fordham.edu
Subject: Upgrade Your Email
The assigned storage limit of  your mailbox  has been exceeded due to the high rate of spam/junk mails, and  Incoming mails are currently being rejected.  For re-validation, click the below link and fill the form to increase your quota limit.
CLICK HERE
©Fordham University. All rights reserved.

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Account Login Attempt – Spear Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 05/20/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 21st, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.



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From: CompromisedUser@fordham.edu 
Date: May 20, 2014 at 6:57:04 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: Warning Message!

Dear Fordham University Webmail User,

An Attempt has been made to login your Mail Account from another computer. For the security of your webmail account,  Kindly

CLICK HERE

Do not ignore this message to avoid termination of your mail account.

Thank you.
The Fordham University Webmail Team.


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Webmail Storage – Spear Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 05/16/2014

This is
another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received
on or about May 16th, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or
anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message.
If you have any questions about the validity of this email please
contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: 
helpit@fordham.edu.

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From: MaliciousUser@domain.com
Date: Fri, May 16, 2014 at 5:26 PM
Subject: Fordham University HelpDesk
To: User@fordham.edu

Dear  Fordham University Webmail User,

We hereby announce to you that your email account has exceeded its
storage limit. You will not be able to send and receive mails and your
email account will be deleted from our server. To avoid this problem,
you are advised to verify your email account by clicking on the link
below.

(Malicious Link)

Thank you.
The Fordham University Webmail Management Team.

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Google Drive – Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 05/08/2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 8th, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

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From: Malicious User
Sent: Thursday, May 8, 2014 8:05am
To: User@fordham.edu
Subject: Important Document

Hi, I’ve shared a document with you, it’s stored online at Google Drive. To open this document,Click Here and just sign in with your email to view the document — Note: You’ll need to sign into Google Drive with your email address. Thanks

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Translation Services – Scam Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 5/6/2014

This is another Scam email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 6th, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

Messages with similar content have been reported to come from different senders. For a list of known reported scammer addresses please refer to:

Link 1: http://www.translator-scammers.com/
Link 2: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Translator-Scammers-Directory/206931766132623

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From: Maria Louis 
Date: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 6:29 PM
Subject: Freelance Translator English<>Portuguese
To: User@fordham.edu

Dear Sir/Madame,
 
I am a native speaker of Portuguese.
My minimum rate is 0.05 Euro per source word.
But I prefer to work at 0.6 Euro per source word.
I charge for my services at least 15 Euro per hour.
And my minimum charge per document is 30 Euro.
I have not obtained an official translator / linguist degree, but I still provide high-quality language services.
I have been working as a translator since 2001.
I provide the following services: Proofreading, Interpretation (consecutive), Interpretation (simultaneous), Market Research, Consulting, Translation, cultural consultancy/ training.
By today, I have translated about more than 1,000,000 words.
I use the following tools: SDL Trados, Passolo, Microsoft Office, tag editor, XBench.
I am best in the following fields: Biology / Biotechnology, Business / Commerce (General), Computers (General), General, IT / E-Commerce / Internet, Marketing / Market Research, Media / Multimedia, Medicine (General), Medicine (Health Care), Medicine (Pharmaceuticals), Science (General), Medical, Pharmaceutical market research, science, Biology, Tourism, websites.
I am not a sworn translator.
I am available for work Full week, including weekends.
I can provide you with references on request.
The following keywords are related to my services: Portuguese, Brazilian, biology, medical, general, slang, finance, pharmaceutical, health, science, market research, environment, business, research, technical, information technology, legal
PROFILE:
I am a skilled language professional with over twelve years’ experience in bilingual communication including translation, interpretation, teaching and cultural training. I am also a former medical researcher with extensive experience in medical and business translations.
KEY AREAS:
Translation of subtitles, newsletters, articles and thesis, research papers, phone conferences, meetings, agreements, e-mails, company presentations, reports, publications and many other material in the following areas:
Medical – Finance – Information Technology – Media – Web Sites – Legal – Politics – Science – Tourism
QUALIFICATIONS
Chartered Institute of Linguistics
Awarded a distinction in the scientific paper of the Diploma in Translation – English to Brazilian Portuguese.
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp)
4 year (BSc Hons) degree course in Biological Sciences

 
Best regards,
Maria Luis
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Fordham Web Admin- Spear Phishing Email Sent to the Fordham Community on 5/03/2014

This is another Spear Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about May 3rd, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

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From: Fordham University helpdesk982@fordham.edu;
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Subject: Important Mail Message
To: User@fordham.edu

You Have 1 New Important Mail Message,
Press The Link Below To View Message.

Click here to View Message

©2014 Fordham University

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Microsoft Releases Patch for Internet Explorer Vulnerability

Microsoft has released an update that patches the most recent Internet Explorer vulnerability for all versions of Windows. Although Windows XP is no longer supported, Microsoft has made and exception for this particular update. If you have automatic updates turned on, you will get this new update without having to do anything.  If you haven’t turned on automatic updates, you should do so now.  Click the “Check for Updates” button on the Windows Update portion of your Control Panel.

Further information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2014/05/01/updating-internet-explorer-and-driving-security.aspx

LogMeIn Digital Certificate – Phishing Email sent to the Fordham Community on April 29, 2014

This is another Phishing email that has been reported. This message was received on or about April 29th, 2014. Please DO NOT respond to this message or anything that looks like it. You may disregard and delete this message. If you have any questions about the validity of this email please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.

Further information from the vendor can be found here:
———- Forwarded message ———-
From: user@maliciousaddress.com 
Date: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 9:32 AM
Subject: Your LogMeIn digital certificate has expired!
To: User@fordham.edu
Dear LogMeIn customer,
This notification has been emailed to you because your LogMeIn.com SSL certificate has expired.
 To continue using the LogMeIn services, you are required to update your digital certificate.
A new certificate has been generated for you.
The new LogMeIn SSL certificate can be downloaded from :
https:// malicious link
According to our Terms and Conditions, failing to renew the SSL certificate will result in account suspension or cancelation:
https:// malicious link 
Thank you for using LogMeIn Software
Copyright © 2003-2014 LogMeIn, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Internet Explorer Vulnerability Discovered

A new security flaw was found in all versions of Internet Explorer. Windows XP will most likely not be patched. Learn to protect yourself here: http://www.mashable.com/2014/04/28/internet-explorer-bug-how-to-protect/

If you have any questions please contact IT Customer Care at 718-817-3999 or via email: helpit@fordham.edu.