Date: February 28th 2013

 

 

To:
York College Faculty and Staff
Subject:
SPAM: Payment Overdue - Please respond

You are receiving this email because you received the SPAM email message described below.

 

The "Payment Overdue - Please respond" email referring to attached Payroll reports is a attempt to infect your computer with a VIRUS.

 

The Virus is caught and disabled by the Anti Virus software on York's ProofPoint email firewall. You should not respond to this or any other "suspicious" email which you receive.

 

For this and SIMILAR email and for your own Internet and Computer Security -

 

WHEN in DOUBT:

  • DO NOT REPLY
  • DO NOT OPEN attachments
  • DO NOT Click on Links

 

If you have any question, contact the York Helpdesk - 718.262.5300, helpdesk@york.cuny.edu

 

Example SPAM email below:
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From: Payroll Reports [ payroll @ quickbook.com ]
       (Since WHEN did we use QUICK BOOKS for PAYROLL at York?)
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:22 AM
To: singer@york.cuny.edu
Subject: Payment Overdue - Please respond

Please find attached payroll reports for the past months. Remit the new payment by 03/03/2013 as outlines under our payment agreement.

Sincerely,
Lloyd Holcomb

This e-mail has been sent from an automated system.  PLEASE DO NOT REPLY.

CONFIDENTIAL NOTICE: The contents of this message, including any attachments, are confidential and are intended solely for the use of the person or entity to whom the message was addressed. If you are not the intended recipient of this message, please be advised that any dissemination, distribution, or use of the contents of this message is strictly prohibited. If you received this message in error, please notify the sender. Please also permanently delete all copies of the original message and any attached documentation. Thank you.

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DO NOT REPLY, DO NOT CLICK on any LINKS, DO NOT OPEN any ATTACHMENTS.

 

 


Think GREEN! Please don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.

 

 

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