Category Archives: Phishing

Phishing Attempt – May 19 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims you have been caught with a speeding violation or negligent driving.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to “RCMP Driver Manager” or “Driver Info” or other similarly suspicious emails, are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca as an attachment and delete the email immediately.  Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

Phishing Email Example:

Phishing Attempt – May 18 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims there was a failed package delivery to your home/office.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to “DHL Tracking Number for shipment” or other similarly suspicious emails, are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca as an attachment and delete the email immediately.  Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

Example Phishing Email:

Phishing Attempt – May 15 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims to be an unpaid invoice.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to “Reminder: Invoice INV-xxx” or other similarly suspicious emails, are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca as an attachment and delete the email immediately.  Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

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Phishing Attempt – May 12 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims to be from “Canada Post”.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to Delivery attempt fail notice or We attempted to deliver your package or other similarly suspicious emails, are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca as an attachment and delete the email immediately.  Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

Example Canada Post Phishing Email:

 

Phishing Attempt – May 10 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims to be a “Parking Payment Notice” or asking you to “Pay a Parking Fine”.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to Parking Payment Notice or Pay a Parking Fine or other similarly suspicious emails are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca as an attachment and delete the email immediately.  Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

Example of the Parking Ticket phishing email:

Phishing Attempt – April 21 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff. The phishing email claims to be coming from Various Email Addresses”, informing you of a fraudulent charge.

See Example Below

From: XXXXXX
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2017 9:54 AM
To: XXXXXXXXX
Subject: Fraudulent cc charge from niagaracollege.ca

I just found a $131.74 charge on my credit card originating from niagaracollege.ca
I never ordered anything from you so what is happening?
Please check the card statement below and let me know what to do to get my money back:
card_statement_XXXX.doc
Thank you
XXXXXXXX

Phishing Attempt – April 18 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious/phishing emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims to be coming from Purolator”, informing you of an attempted package delivery.

Please DO NOT click on any links!

Anyone receiving an email with the subject looking similar to “We attempted to deliver your package” or “Delivery attempt fail notice” or other similarly suspicious emails are asked to forward them to ITSHELPDESK@niagaracollege.ca and delete the email immediately. Please always practice safe computing – when in doubt ask before you click, or reply.

 

Phishing Attempt – April 11 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious emails being sent to various college staff. The email claims to be coming from “Message@inbound-efax.co” and that you have received a fax. Please DO NOT Click on any links.

Please see Example

From: eFax [mailto:message@inbound-efax.co]
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:48 AM
To: XXXXXXXXX
Subject: efax message from 1-613-941-2505 – 2 page(s)

Fax Message [Caller-ID:1-613-941-2505]

You have received a 2 pages fax at 4/11/2017 5:48:13 PM

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Phishing Attempt – April 10 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious emails being sent to various college staff.  The email claims to be coming from ”CIBC/Bank Loan- Various addresses” stating that your bank loan application has been approved. Please DO NOT Click on any attachments.

See example Below

From: Carmen Kasa <banessa2k@yahoo.com>
Date: April 10, 2017 at 12:54:02 PM EDT
To: XXXXXXXXX
Subject: Bank loan ref-381611
Reply-To: Carmen Kasa <banessa2k@yahoo.com>

Your bank loan application has been reviewed and approved.
You should receive the credit card within 3-5 business days at the following address provided in the application: XX XXXXX XXXXXX
See the agreement in the file attached.
Your personal manager,
Carmen Kasa.

Phishing Attempt – April 3 2017

ITS has received reports of malicious emails being sent to various college staff.  The phishing email claims to be coming from ”Canada Post – With various adresses” Stating that they have tried to deliver a package. Please DO NOT Click on any links.

See Example

From: Gregg Sherman
Sent: Monday, April 03, 2017 1:13 PM
To: xxxxxxxx
Subject: Delivery attempt fail notice #5322571

Dear customer,

We attempted to deliver your package on April 02, 2017

The shiping attempt failed because no one was present at the shipping address, so this notification was automatically sent.

You may rearrange shipping by visiting the closest Canada Post office locationwith the printed invoice mentioned below.

If the package is NOT scheduled for redelivery or picked up in 48 hours, it will be to the sender.

TRACKING Number: LB765357222CA
Expected Delivery Date: April 02, 2017
Class: Package Services
Service(s): Shiping Confirmation
Status: eNoctice sent

To download the shipping invoice, visit the following link:
http://www.canadapost.ca/cpotools/apps/track/personal/findInvoiceByTrackingNumber?session_id=15068x

Thank you,
© 2017 Canada Post Corporation

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