This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on August 15, 2014.
From: Austin, Kathy C [
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2014 7:30 AM
Subject: Help-Desk Notification #014its !!
Email informs recipients that their email settings are out of date and to click on a link to upgrade their mailbox. That fraudulent link/website appears to have been blocked by the website provider.
Intent of the Email
The sender is intending to obtain personal account information for their own malicious purposes.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email