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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 17, 2016.

Email Detail

From: Hollar, Richard B [mailto:rhollar@montevallo.edu]
Sent: Sunday, January 17, 2016 5:04 AM  
Subject: OIT Alert - Verify Login

Summary

The user receives an inexplicable email attempting to inform the recipient to click on a link to verify their web account.  The link goes to a fraudulent website which already seems to have been blocked by browsers or a web host.  

Intent of the Email

The sender is likely attempting to capture account credentials for their own malicious purposes.

Screenshot

 Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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