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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 4, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Mariana Peloso Nascimento <MPelosoNascimento@students.ucreative.ac.uk>
Sent: Friday, September 4, 2015 at 8:02:20 AM
Subject: RES: HELP DESK

Summary

The user receives an email informing that their mailbox was accessed by an unknown IP and to click on a link to change their password and upgrade their mailbox. The link goes to a fraudulent website attempting to collect email account password information. Recipients of this poorly written 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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