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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on April 14, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Help From Bred-band Desk [mailto:patrickwanjiku86@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:35 PM
Subject: Validate your email

Summary

The user receives a notification that viruses were detected on their email account to click on a link to install anti-spam and anti-virus programs and increase storage space. The link takes the user to a fraudulent website which has been reported as abuse to the website host company.

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
 

 Figure 2: Screenshot of the phishing page attempting to harvest passwords 

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