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IT Division - Phish Bowl

Welcome to the WKU Phish Bowl!

phish bowl iconThe Phish Bowl is where you should check for recent phishing scams sent to the WKU community. WKU IT posts recent phishing scams that are reported to phish@wku.edu. If you receive an email that you suspect is a phishing scam, check the Phish Bowl to see if it has been posted here. If you find the email here, do not respond to it and delete the email. If you don't see it here, and you are still unsure, contact WKU IT to verify its legitimacy.

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Recent Phishing Emails

Below are the 20 most recent phishing scam emails. 

Subject: Re-Validation Your Mailbox
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@meilleur.com.sg]
Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 8:45 AM
Dear user,

Your mailbox Quota is almost full.
TO avoid suspension kindly (CLICK HERE ) to re-login Your mail-box.
Subject: Admin, Staff/Employee Support Case 2018
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@lakeridgehealth.on.ca]
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 11:29 AM

Welcome to the new outlook web app for Staff
Subject: STAFF-PAYROLL
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@ct.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 3:18 PM

Please Click STAFF PAYROLL to enable us update your Payroll as all...
Subject: [??SPAM??] Employee/Staff Urgency
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@ecy.wa.gov]
Sent: April 9, 2018 at 9:35:41 AM CDT

Employee/Staff Urgency.

This is to Notify all Employee/Staff, there would be an Important Update SecureTide® BARACUDA 2018 Anti-Spam filter...
Subject: [??SPAM??] RE: ITS- HELP DESK]
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@sfai.edu]
Sent: Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:12 AM
Someone tried to login your account from below location.
Subject: [??SUSPICIOUS??] WKU - Technical Support Services.
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user455@topper.wku.edu]
Sent:Thursday, March 29, 2018 6:27:59 PM

Hello,
As Requested, your WKU Account will be...
Subject: Admin Warning
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@evergladesprep.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:01 AM

All staff/Employee email address will be...
Subject: Upgrade Your Account Now Last Warning
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:49 PM

VERIFY THIS EMAIL ADDRESS TO AVOID IMMEDIATE CLOSURE...
Subject: [??SPAM??] Update Mailbox!
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@vsnl.com]
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2018 2:02 PM

To activate/confirm myWKU Account to this NEW! myWKU Mailbox Settings! CLICK HERE
Subject: [??SUSPICIOUS??]e-mail alert
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user240@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Monday, March 5, 2018 8:40 PM

Update your wku.edu email account now,

click the link below to update.
Subject: Unauthorised Logging Suspected
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Monday, March 5, 2018 11:56 AM

Dear Email User WKU just processed a password...
Subject: Update
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2018 6:53 AM

Your Webmail account Certificate expired...
Subject: Update
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:43 AM

Your Webmail account Certificate expired...
Subject: You have a Faculty message from your Department
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@umass.edu]
Sent: February 28, 2018 at 1:40:58 PM CST
Hi

You have a Faculty E-Learning message notification file from your School Department...
Subject: Notice
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2018 12:18 PM

This is an Email Service Alert from...
Subject: [??SUSPICIOUS??]Notice
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user780@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:41 PM

This is an Email Service Alert from Service Desk. Our latest IP Security upgrades discovered an irregular Login attempts on your email account...
Subject: Outlook update
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@utep.edu]
Sent: February 19, 2018 at 9:29:18 AM CST

All Staffs and Students are expected to migrate to the New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to access the below...
Subject: Your feedback on your recent experience
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2018 8:41 AM

I am writing to request your feedback on your...
Subject: Job Referral!Earn Extra.
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user876@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10:33 PM

Hello there, this is an opportunity for you to earn $1000 weekly by shopping. this is fun and...
Subject: Outlook update.
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@oregonstate.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:28 AM

All Staff and Students are expected to migrate to the New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to...

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