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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on June 19, 2017.

From:   IT HELP DESK [mailto:cmurray_1597@email.ric.edu]
Sent:  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:10 AM   
Subject:  URGENT: EMAIL ACCOUNT CLOSURE

 

Summary

This poorly written fraudulent email notifies recipients to upgrade the school email account by clicking on a link which goes to a page attempting look like the Office 365 login page. The email seems to also personally address each recipient by full email address.

Intent of the Email

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

Action(s) Taken

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

Screenshots

Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email


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