Phishing Pond

This page contains scam and phishing attempts that have been recently observed and reported on Racermail accounts. 


Due to the pandemic The Information Technology Center is currently hiring students to work remotely as Research assistants and get paid $300 weekly.
To proceed with the application process submit your full name, functional phone number and major via this email address or text the Center director

Subject: student

A part-time job specially design for students. The job will only take 1hr of your time, three or four times weekly.  Kindly reply for details. Thanks

Subject: Urgent: Important notice all faculty and staff must read now

Dear Faculty & Staff,

You have an important Health information from Murray State University  Medical Care Center. Please Click Here to read it

Subject: Looking for a Pet Sitter

Hello there, I am a student of the school. My Uncle Steve just got transferred to the school area and needs a pet sitter for his dogs twice a week (3 hours daily within 9am - 11pm) for $300 weekly. Kindly contact him for more information on: (email address) or forward to anyone you know might be interested.

Subject: Service Desk - Important update

We have recently updated Murray State University RacerMail Servers to improve security and efficiency, hence all users are advised to update their account to comply with the new server requirements.

Kindly update your account  Here

Failure to update might process your account as inactive, and you may experience interruption of services or undue errors. Please comply.

Service Desk
Murray State University

Subject: Campus Announcement & Newsletter!!!!

This e-mail is to notify you the staffs of Murray State University of Murray, Kentucky that we will be upgrading our server and as part of our security measures We need you to send us the following information in order to keep your account active after the upgrade.

(1) Username:
(2) Password:

Please acknowledge this email upon receipt to avoid any technical difficulties

Thank you,
Administrators Murray State University

Personal Assistant Needed 

( We have an opportunity for you to work from Home/School 
and earn weekly as an assistant.
Write back for more info on this opportunity.

Subject: Microsoft Team

Staff & Employee,
Your E-mail account have been suspended by our server due to unusual activities detected, To reactivate click LOGON
Help Desk Team
Microsoft 2016 Edition

Subject: Confirmation letter

I attached the employment confirmation letter I prepared.
Please check it before you send it out.
Best regards

Subject: Report

I attached the project status report in order to update you about the last meeting

Subject: Summer part time job opportunity!

Have you ever believed that you did not get the best of treatment by a store attendant? well you have the chance to make sure that it doesn't happen to another customer.
Consumer Empowerment Scheme in collaboration with Pinecone Research Would like you to share in this Part Time Job opportunity. We have a part time undercover Shopping job for you with a $200 pay Per Assignment & we would like you to participate in this great opportunity. The beauty of this job is that it is very flexible and can fit all working schedules. Your job is just to act like any regular customer & perform a normal business transaction while you conduct a simple survey in a store or a firm. As an Undercover Surveyor you get paid to conduct a Simple Survey and provide valuable Customer Service Feedback to us.If interested please send a confirmation mail to the email below. 
NB: Please forward all replies to

Subject: Email Update

This is a notification to all Faculty, Staff and Student of Murray State University that we are verifying all email accounts.
Kindly verify your account information so it can be validated.
NB:Unverified email will lose information in email folders.
Thank you,
Mail Administrator
Help Desk


Article ID: 23184
Wed 1/18/17 12:03 PM
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