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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 17, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Sarah.Taylor [mailto:Sarah.Taylor@winchester.ac.uk]
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:41 AM
Subject: RE: IT-Service Provider.

Summary

The user receives an email informing that their email service will be updated and and to click on a link to presumably allow the "update" to proceed. The link goes to a fraudulent website attempting to collect email account password information. Recipients of this fraudulent email are advised to mark this as junk. The fraudulent will be reported as abuse to the website host company.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to collect password information to access email accounts for their own malicious purposes.

Screenshot

 Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email 
 

 Figure 2: Screenshot of the phishing site attempting to harvest password credentials

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