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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on June 9, 2017.

From:   California State University <>
Sent:  Friday, June 9, 2017 12:37 PM   
Subject:  CSULB WebMail -Paychecks Overview Status



The fraudulent email notifies recipients of something regarding the status of paychecks and to click on a link to presumably learn more.  The content and format of the notification is not in a manner which is customarily communicated at CSULB by Payroll Services.

Intent of the Email

The sender is likely attempting to capture BeachID account password information for their own malicious purposes or to install malware. 

Action(s) Taken

The offending phishing page has been blocked from being accessed while on the campus network.  


Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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