This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 19, 2017.
From: HELP DESK [
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 8:48 AM
Subject: Email Verification Notice
The fraudulent email purports that the recipient's email account needs to be verified and to click on a link to verify. The link goes to a fake Office 365 login page, which has been blocked from being access while on the campus network. Note that the university does not require email users to click on a link to verify your account.
Intent of the Email
The sender is attempting to capture email account credentials for their own malicious purposes.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email
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