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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 25, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Christine Morrison [mailto:morrison@vvmc.com]
Sent: Friday, September 25, 2015 12:57 PM
Subject: Email Account Re-Activation

Summary

The user receives an email claiming their email has exceeded its storage limit and to click on a link to re-validate their account. The link goes to a fraudulent site, which has been reported as abuse to the website host company. Recipients of this fraudulent email are advised to mark this as junk.

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 phishing site attempting to capture email passwords

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