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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on July 08, 2017.

From:  California State University, Long Beach [mailto:upgradingservicewebmail@gmail.com]
Sent:  Saturday, July 08, 2017 4:06 AM   
Subject:  Email Account upgrading California State University, Long Beach 2017

 

Summary

The fraudulent email notifies recipients of scheduled maintenance and to reply to the email by providing email account information.  The email states that failure to respond will deactivate their email account. 

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to capture email account credentials for their own malicious purposes or to install malware. 

Screenshots

Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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