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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: [??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...
Subject: BENEFIT FROM THIS
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@056topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:44 PM
Hello,

I am not sure you are aware of this job you can check it out its a job that...
Subject: [??SUSPICIOUS??]IT Helpdesk! Treat Very Urgently!!!
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@262topper.wku.edu]
Sent: February 13, 2018 at 10:32:56 AM CST

Dear Western Kentucky University Email Account User,

Your e-mail account was LOGIN today by...
Subject: Urgent account info
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@unis.it]
Sent: February 13, 2018 at 03:01:42 CST

you have a message from the university of hong kong, click on the below outlook link to enter with your WKU username...
Subject: WKU Amazon Urgent Notification
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@wku.edu]
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:13 PM
A MESSAGE FROM WKU BUSINESS SERVICES:

WKU is establishing a university-wide Amazon...
Subject: [??SPAM??] Notification
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@tame.com.ec]
Sent: Saturday, February 10, 2018 5:54 AM

The password associated with your email account will expire shortly. To continue using this account without any changes...
Subject: YOUR REQUEST
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@wku.edu]
Sent: Friday, February 09, 2018 9:07 AM

This email is to verify you requested a change of name associated with your email...
Subject: [??SPAM??] Upgrade Your Account Now Last Warning
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@comcast.net]
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2018 2:23 PM
VERIFY THIS EMAIL ADDRESS TO AVOID IMMEDIATE CLOSURE


We have recently confirmed that your wku.edu new mailbox has little limit of...
Subject: You have been chosen
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@ucmerced.edu]
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2018 1:39 PM

Attention,

You have been chosen as one of the Event Organizer in our next...
Subject: Help Desk Support Team
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:39 AM

Welcome to the new outlook web app for...
Subject: Action required.
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@oregonstate.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:25 AM

All Staff and Students are expected to migrate to the New 2018 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to...
Subject: [??SUSPICIOUS??]EMAIL USER EMERGENCY
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user871@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 10:29 AM
EMAIL USER EMERGENCY

Your Email Access final WARNING an Attempt has been made to sign-In your account from a new computer...
Subject: IT Support.
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@dcpmidstream.com]
Sent: Monday, February 05, 2018 2:10 PM

Please read attachment message.



Thank you.

IT Support Team.
Subject: Your Outlook Exceeded
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@dentonisd.org]
Sent: Thursday, February 1, 2018 1:06 PM

Your Outlook Exceeded it storage limit CLICK HERE TO UNBLOCK Fill and click SUBMIT for more space or you wont be able to send Mail.
Subject: [??SPAM??] VERIFICATION OF YOUR REQUEST
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@usc.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:41 PM

This email is to verify you requested a change of name associated with your email address
of Western Kentucky University...
Subject: E-mail Validation: Western Kentucky University!
From: User, Gullible [gullible.user@topper.wku.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 3:58 AM

This is to notify, all Student and Staffs...

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