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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on August 17, 2015.

Email Detail

From: "Sleeth, Catherine" <csleeth1@ewu.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015
Subject: To all Faculty and Staff

Summary

The user receives an email informing that the email system was upgraded and to click on a link to confirm their account. The link goes to a fraudulent website attempting to collect email account password information. Recipients of this fraudulent email are advised to mark this as junk. We have notified the web host regarding the malicious use of their service and we anticipate the site will be removed within 48 hours of this post.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to collect password information to access email accounts for their own malicious purposes.

Screenshot

 Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email
 

 Figure 2: Screenshot of the fraudulent website attempting to collect email information

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