Malicious, Fraudulent, & Phishing Messages

Malicious, fraudulent, and phishing emails recently known to be circulating among UM accounts are listed below. Please monitor this list for updates and use it as a reference to compare against messages you may receive. Report a message that isn't listed here if you suspect it is malicious, fraudulent, or phishing. See our Phishing Tips for information on how to identify fraudulent messages and decrease the risks of attacks.

Recently Reported Messages

Reported: March 1st, 2021 at 9:06 am

Subject: <no subject>

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Available cell phone number?

Best Regardsz,

Read more… [UM Employee/Supervisor]

University of Mississippi

Reported: February 28th, 2021 at 3:30 pm

Subject: Quick Request

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Get back to me with your available text number I can reach you at. --
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

[IT Security Note: This message is from an external email address, not the Provost. Please do NOT reply.]

Reported: February 26th, 2021 at 10:13 am

Subject: Purchase Notification 735-4998-2157191

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Dear Job ,
Receipt # 66950DY2201808
You have sent a payment of $459.99 USD to Game Stop Inc on February 25, 2021.

Read more… This email notification confirms that you have successfully purchased your first product through "Pa‡Pal Credit". This charge would be updated on your card statement within 24 to 48 hours. Your product will be shipped as standard delivery within 3 days. If you wish to make any changes in your order or you wish to provide any delivery instructions please do so in your account section page. For immediate response kindly call our toll-free number at [Redacted].

Product Information: -

Play Station 4 EA Sports 21 System Bundle with Dual Shock Controller

If you would like to know more about this product please visit the website. In case you wish to cancel the order or you believe you have not made this purchase please call toll-free and ask for the refund. The refund amount would be initiated immediately after you verify your receipt number from this email.
FOR ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL TOLLFREE [Redacted].

Reported: February 26th, 2021 at 8:43 am

Subject: Expiring reminder Friday, February 26, 2021

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

[Microsoft logo]

Hello [WebID]@olemiss.edu,
Delivery of 4 messages to your inbox has been blocked
Read more… Click below to validate messages and view summary report

VALIDATE MESSAGE [Button - link redacted]

olemiss.edu Setings (C) 2021

Reported: February 25th, 2021 at 4:15 pm

Subject: Task_February25th

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Confirm your availability? Need you to handle a quick request. Get back to me as soon as you can.

[UM Employee/Supervisor]

Reported: February 25th, 2021 at 3:09 pm

Subject: Telephone::: Message

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Internal Notification: Vmail Received for
[Office 365 logo]

New Message from [Redacted phone number]
Read more…
Attention: [WebID]@olemiss.edu
Caller-ID :[Redacted phone number]
Length : 00:97 Sec
Date : 2021-02-25
Reception :Olemiss Voice Message Service

Download attached file to listen to your voice message
This message was sent to [WebID]@olemiss.edu

[IT Security Note: Do NOT download the attachment or attempt to sign-in. If you already have, immediately reset your WebID password at https://olemiss.edu/resetpassword]

Reported: February 24th, 2021 at 1:13 pm

Subject: Payment Advice 0a134

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Hello,

Attached is the Payment Advice that we have processed. The payment date reflects the date at which the payment is processed by our bank. Prior to utilizing the funds, please check with your bank and ensure that the funds have been deposited.

Read more… Here is the reference information:
Pay Cycle: AP010W
Pay Cycle Sequence Number: 362

This is system generated email, please do not reply.

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This email is intended only for the individual or entity to whom it is addressed and may be a confidential communication privileged by law. Any unauthorized use, dissemination, distribution, disclosure, or copying is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately and kindly delete this message from your system. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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[IT Security Note: Do NOT open the attachment and attempt to sign in. If you already did, change your WebID password immediately - https://olemiss.edu/resetpassword]

Reported: February 24th, 2021 at 8:25 am

Subject: <no subject>

Message:
Hello are you available? Please I need your assistance urgently

[UM Employee/Supervisor]

Reported: February 23rd, 2021 at 12:05 pm

Subject: Scan Data from FX-2F4BDA

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

[PowerPoint logo]
You’ve Received New Encrypted Document(s) .
(Click the attachment below)
View Documents [button - link redacted]
Read more…
[Scan image - link redacted]

Doc(s) Reference number
☎️ ID: 4027067085
reference number: #30656_scanned.pdf
Received Date: Monday, 23rd February 2021

Regards,
Micrósóft Team

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Reported: February 22nd, 2021 at 12:10 pm

Subject: Urgent Request

Message:
Hello,How are you?

I need your assistance right now kindly email me back as soon as possible.


Regards
Read more… [UM Employee/Supervisor]

Sent from my iPad

Reported: February 22nd, 2021 at 8:31 am

Subject: Notification... Friday, February 19, 2021....

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

You have recieved a new Note.

[IT Security Note: Do NOT open the attachment and attempt to sign-in. If you did, change your WebID password immediately at https://olemiss.edu/resetpassword]

Reported: February 19th, 2021 at 7:56 am

Subject: STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

The Administrative Assistants urgently requires the services of competent undergraduates to represent her position here on campus for $350 pay weekly.
This position is open to UM graduate students only.
Reply via email or contact functional digits [Redacted Phone Number] to proceed if interested

Read more… [IT Security Note: This is a scam, there is no employment opportunity. Do not respond via email, text, or phone.]

Reported: February 18th, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Subject: olemiss.edu Overview Error Code 2/18/2021

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

[Office365 logo]

Hello [WebID]@olemiss.edu,

Read more… This is an overview with the activity of your account for 2/18/2021
In this period 7 message(s) have been put to a stop to deliver inbox.
Error Code: 6CH9-ZZDI4Q-KNJ0

[View message - green button - link redacted]

**This is an automated message please do not reply**.

Many thanks,

olemiss.edu
The contents of this e-mail message and any attachments are intended solely for the addressee(s) and may contain confidential and/or legally privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient of this message or if this message has been addressed to you in error, please immediately alert the sender by reply e-mail and then delete this message and any attachments. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use, distribution, copying, or storage of this message or any attachment is strictly prohibited.

Reported: February 17th, 2021 at 10:46 am

Subject: Support [Ticket #:256256] - Request opened 17/02, 17:27:43(PST)

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Remittance Advice

Thank you for your services.
Please view, save, or print remittance advice
Read more… [Review Document - orange button - link redacted]
Account details

Receipient: [EMail]
Items on this invoice: QuickBooks Online Advanced

(1) For subscriptions, your payment method on file will be automatically charged monthly/annually at the then-current list price until you cancel. If you have a discount it will apply to the then-current list price until it expires. To cancel your subscription at any time, go to Account & Settings and cancel the subscription. (2) For one-time services, your payment method on file will reflect the charge in the amount referenced in this invoice. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service, and support options are subject to change without notice.

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Reported: February 17th, 2021 at 9:57 am

Subject: Delivery on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

[Office365 logo]

A high-extremity alert has surfaced

Reported: February 12th, 2021 at 12:17 pm

Subject: Scanned from Xerox a Multifunction Scanner

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

View Document [Link Redacted]

Reported: February 9th, 2021 at 10:37 am

Subject: [WebID] Activity in Case 22:90TTG5-cv-387573-CCB Inc. et al Motion for Miscellaneous Relief

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

[Blue envelope icon with paperclip and padlock]
This is a secure message.

This is Ted Wolf from the Law Offices of Neal H Rosenberg A
Read more… Client filed this case regarding.....
You must open the attachment to read the email.

Disclaimer: This email and its content are confidential and intended solely for the
Use of the addressee. Please notify the sender if you have received this email in
Error.

Secured by Proofpoint Encryption, Copyright 2009-2019 Proofpoint, Inc. All rights
Reserved.

[IT Security Note: Do NOT open the attachment and attempt to sign-in with your WebID. If you already have, please change your password immediately at https://olemiss.edu/resetpassword]

Reported: February 8th, 2021 at 11:03 am

Subject: Signature requested on "Payment_Advise"

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Please review and complete Payment_Advise.

Reiner Momberg requests your signature on
Payment_Advise [Redacted Link]
Read more… Review and sign [Redacted Link]
________________________________

Please review and complete Payment_Advise.

Reiner Momberg
[Redacted Email]
________________________________

After you sign Payment_Advise, all parties will receive a final PDF copy by email.

Reported: February 5th, 2021 at 1:13 pm

Subject: Audio Call Olemiss on 5 February, 2021

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Hello [WebID];

This message is from a trusted sender.
[logo] Office 365
Read more… [voicemail icon] 1 Voicemail Message Received

You have recieve 1 VoìceMaìl from a caller in your contact.
Date Received: 5 February, 2021
Duration: 00:01:14
Message can only be accessed by [WebID]@olemiss.edu after verifying the ownership.

✅Scanned File is safe to open.
________________________________
[McAfee Secure logo]
© 2020 Olemiss.edu Corporation.

[UM IT Security Note: Do NOT open the attachment and attempt to sign-in with your WebID. If you already have, please change your password immediately at https://olemiss.edu/resetpassword]

Reported: February 4th, 2021 at 11:44 am

Subject: Task

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Good Morning,

Let me know when you are available. I will need you to get something done.

Read more… Thanks.
[UM Employee/Supervisor]

Reported: February 1st, 2021 at 2:18 pm

Subject: Alert Surfaces Monday, February 1, 2021

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Microsoft Password Renewal

Your [WebID]@olemiss.edu Password was set to Expire today,

Read more… Monday, February 1, 2021 11:39 AM

Please keep account active by changing or renewing it

Renew Passphrase [Link Redacted]

olemiss.edu Support

[Redacted Footer]

Reported: February 1st, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Subject: Report Status for Olemiss at February 1, 2021, 10:57:03 AM

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

⁠O⁠f⁠f⁠i⁠c⁠e ⁠3⁠6⁠5⁠
Hello [WebID],

Password for [WebID]@olemiss.edu is set to expire today
Read more… Change it or continue using present password.

Keep Current Password [URL Redacted]

Olemiss Tech

Reported: January 29th, 2021 at 1:52 pm

Subject: [Password-Expires-Today]

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Office 365

Hello [WebID]@olemiss.edu,

Read more… Password for [WebID]@olemiss.edu expires today.
You can keep current Password

Keep Same Password [Link Redacted]

olemiss.edu

Reported: January 27th, 2021 at 9:18 am

Subject: <no subject>

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Good Day!

I trust you are well; i have an investor who is keen on investing in your region. The purpose of this partnership venture is to secure the funds via an investment project. The Investment will be in your name, managed by you and the investor is proposing to invest Twenty Three Million United States Dollars ($23,000,000.00 USD) as his capital into Property development, Manufacturing Industry, mining or any other sector you suggest.

Read more… If you are capable of handling this investment project, you shall be given 5% of ($23,000,000.00 USD) once transferred into your bank account and also 20% on the ROI (RETURNS OF INVESTMENT) annually for 10 years.

Please respond to : [Redacted Email] and Once I get your reply, i will send details on how the funds will be transferred.

I will wait to read from you.

Best regards

Steve Moyo

Reported: January 26th, 2021 at 9:35 am

Subject: Task

Message:
[EXTERNAL]

Good Morning,

Let me know when you are available. I will need you to get something done.

Read more… Thanks.
[UM Employee/Supervisor]

Last Updated: 03-01-2021 09:06:25