This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 15, 2014.
From: Schwab Alerts [
Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:24 AM
To: Lori McCoy
Subject: Important Notice (ID:17154227145)
Email is posing as a legitimate email from Charles Schwab financial services asking you to login in to your account (if you are an existing customer) to read a special notification about your account. The link to the Schwab login page appears to be fake, as none of the links actually work.
Intent of the Email
If you are a Schwab account holder, the sender is intending to intercept your Schwab account login information to gain access to the account.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email