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‏This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on April 9, 2014.

Email Detail

From: Coinbase [mailto:no-reply@base.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 6:51 AM
Subject: Your account needs verification ‏

Summary

Email directs recipients to click on a link to verify account information what a "bitcoin-type" of account. As a precaution, that site has been blocked, so campus users while on campus cannot access that link.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to obtain account information and/or may be maliciously attempting to install malware.

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Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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