Latest Email Scams

  • The SCSD Technology Department has started a collection of real-life phishing examples that we have received and acted upon to assist you with identification of suspicious emails.   Included are the notes on what gives them away as email scams.

     
    Email Scam on May 3, 2017
    "Kathryn Collins has shared a document on Google Docs with you."
     
    From: collinskr@spr.k12.oh.us
    To: hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com
    Date: Wednesday, May 3, various
    Subject: Kathryn Collins has shared a document on Google Docs with you

    Body:

    Kathryn Collins has invited you to view the following document: Open in Docs

    How you know this is a phishing scam:

    This phish is addressed to hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com with a strange Google link.  This page was pieced together in an attempt to look like a valid shared document email.  It is missing a lot of information though from the authentic standard shared document email.

     

    More to come....