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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 12, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Message Center <mail+admin@message-service.net>

Sent: January 12, 2015 at 7:59:06 AM PST
Subject: Paul has sent you a message

Summary

Email indicates that the recipient has received a message and must click on a link to view the message in the Message Center. The link goes to a fraudulent Blackboard page, which asks for campus account credentials. The link has been blocked if it is accessed while on campus.
Note: Blackboard is not a campus service.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to obtain BeachID account credentials for their own malicious purposes.

Screenshot


Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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