Phishing Line

Please find below a safe viewing area showing recent phishing attacks encountered by users at Plymouth University.

The following examples have been reproduced in a graphical form to make them safe to view to learn what to look for in common phishing attacks.
For further information and guidence on how to identify phishing emails, please refer to this SEC-GDL-005-Anatomy of a Phishing Email document.

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Date Subject Line Main Theme Safe Viewing Link
30/08/2018 10:05 Online File Transfer Notification A Document has been sent via OneDrive Document sent via OneDrive
26/01/2018 Welcome AmazonPrimeMember Free things Amazon Prime
10/01/2018 14:55 Delivery Failure Undelivered mail Plymouth Message Delivery

11/12/2017 21:20 Profile inquiry started Payment verification Profile inquiry started
04/12/2017 12:06 Email Undelivered Notifications Low Space Email Undelivered Notifications
22/11/2017 05:09 Office 365 Email Modification Account Suspension Email Modification
20/11/2017 06:34 DVLA Notice E Ticket DVLA Notice
10/11/2017 11:16 Office 365 Support Support Ticket Office 365 Support
24/10/2017 08:19 Plymouth University Police Department Police situation Plymouth University Police Department
10/10/2017 13:50 Status of invoice A2177221-65 Invoice Status of invoice
06/09/2017 15:51 You have receive a confidential document Important document Important document
28/07/2017 12:30 IT ALERT: Unidentified Sign-in Detected On Your Account Password Change IT Alert
21/06/2017 16:31 New Security Updates Attempting to obtain University account details New Security Updates
21/06/2017 12:21 Outlook Web App for Staff Attempting to obtain University account details Outlook Web App for Staff
20/06/2017 14:39 TV Licence Attempting to obtain credit card information TV Licence
19/06/2017 05:50 Email Update Attempting to obtain University email account credentials Email Update
06/06/2017 03:59 Tax Rebate Monetary incentive Tax Rebate
29/05/2017 08:31 New Outlook Web App New Webmail Service New Outlook Web App
24/05/2017 09:43 Faculty & Staff Notification New Webmail Service Faculty & Staff Notification
18/05/2017 21:06 Your Salary Increase Documents Attempting to obtain University email account credentials Your Salary Increase Documents
11/05/2017 14:48 ICT Service Desk Attempting to obtain University email account credentials ICT Service Desk
11/05/2017 14:48 Your Facebook account was blocked Account suspension Facebook account blocked
10/04/2017 09:56 Staff News! Attempting to obtain University email account credentials Staff News!
10/04/2017 00:27 New Payroll Information Attempting to obtain University email account credentials New Payroll Information
01/04/2017 13:08 Violation of Spam Policy Attempting to obtain University email account credentials Violation of Spam Policy
28/03/2017 17:44 Information Concerning You Attempting to infect computer Information Concerning You
25/03/2017 06:31 Netflix Membership Incentive to provide details Netflix Membership
02/2017 HR Pay Rise Incentive to provide details HR Pay Rise

20/12/2016 08:47 TV Licensing Refund pending. (ID Ticket#:46454) Refund Notification TV Licensing Refund
12/12/2016 09:55 You still have an outstanding vehicle tax refund (Ticket Ref#:17702) Refund Notification Vehicle Tax Refund
01/06/2016 09:30 RE: IT Services Maintenance Notice, Wednesday, 1 June Maintenance and IT System Alerts IT Service Maintenance Notice
01/06/2016 ActionFraud release details of a targeted phishing campaign against students surrounding an educational grant from the Department of Education http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/phishing-attack-targeting-university-students-may16
24/03/2016 BBC releases details of two current phishing scams supposedly coming from TalkTalk and Argos Watchdog Wednesday – two clever new scams
23/03/2016 01:57 Plymouth Account Verification Service Virus notification Account Verification
17/02/2016 13:05 Fw: Dear Cruise Passenger- Please help me find out why you TIPS! Survey Passenger Survey
09/02/2016 07:54 RE: IT Service Help Desk Upgrade account IT Service Help Desk
19/01/2016 11:40 Chaps Payment Request for wire transfer Chaps Payment
14/01/2016 13:31 Request Request for wire transfer Request
12/01/2016 15:36 Apple and iCloud Suspension Account suspension Apple and iCloud Suspension

28/12/2015 17:06 Dont forget to claim your gift from Aldi Free gift Free Gift
21/12/2015 17:06 Your Gift From Argos Free Gift Free Gift
17/12/2015 17:50 Quota Limit Mailbox quota Quota Limit
06/12/2015 17:50 We’re investigating your unauthorised PayPal transaction… Unauthorised transaction Unauthorised transaction
26/11/2015 07:08 Employee & Staff Notice Upgrade account Employee & Staff Notice
20/11/2015 10:07 IT’S Service Desk Upgrade account IT’S Service Desk
03/11/2015 08:23 RE: help desk Upgrade account RE: help desk

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