This is a phishing attempt was first reported to CSULB ITS on September 7, 2012.
- From: System Administrator[mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org]
- Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 3:44 PM
- Subject: Your Email Account Exceeded Limit
Upgrading to a new email account with more storage
Intent of the Email
The intent is to get recipients to email specific account information to the sender. The sender is maliciously intending to access your personal account to use it for their own purposes.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email