“ No subject” – Phishing Scam – September 12, 2018

Posted on: September 12th, 2018 by Yuyang Zhao No Comments

Below is the most recent phishing email and website we have seen.  Similar to past emails, this scam attempts to trick users into entering personal account information (e.g. username/password). Users should not click any links in this email and should delete it right away. As a reminder, Loyola will never ask for your password or to verify your account.

If you have any questions about this or any email, before you act on the email, please call or email the ITS Helpdesk 773-508-4487, helpdesk@luc.edu.


From: *REDACTED*
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2018 4:23 AM
To: *REDACTED*
Subject:*REDACTED*

I do know lozachiza one of your pass word. Lets get right to the purpose. You do not know me and you’re most likely wondering why you’re getting this e mail? There is no one who has compensated me to check you.

actually, I actually setup a software on the X video clips (pornography) site and there’s more, you visited this site to have fun (you know what I mean). When you were watching video clips, your web browser started working as a Remote control Desktop having a key logger which provided me accessibility to your screen and cam. Right after that, my software obtained your entire contacts from your Messenger, FB, and email . Next I created a double video. 1st part displays the video you were watching (you’ve got a nice taste hehe), and next part displays the recording of your webcam, & its you.

You actually have two different options. Why dont we check out each one of these choices in aspects:

First solution is to neglect this message. As a result, I most certainly will send your very own videotape to all of your contacts and also just imagine regarding the embarrassment that you receive. Furthermore in case you are in a romance, precisely how this will affect?

Number 2 alternative would be to give me $7000. We are going to regard it as a donation. Consequently, I will quickly delete your video. You will keep on your daily ro utine like this never happened and you would never hear back again from me.

You’ll make the payment through Bitcoin (if you do not know this, search “how to buy bitcoin” in Google).

BTC Address:*REDACTED*
[CASE sensitive copy & paste it]

If you are thinking about going to the law enforcement, very well, this message can not be traced back to me. I have taken care of my actions. I am just not looking to demand a lot, I simply want to be compensated.

You have one day to make the payment. I’ve a special pixel in this email, and at this moment I know that you have read this e mail. If I don’t get the BitCoins, I will definately send your video to all of your contacts including relatives, colleagues, and so on. Nevertheless, if I do get paid, I’ll erase the recording immediately. If you want to have proof, reply Yea! & I will certainly send out your video to your 5 friends. It is a non:negotiable offer, that being said don’t waste my time & yours by responding to this e-mail.

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