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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 21, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Ron Byrum [Ron.Byrum@csulb.edu]
Sent: 9/22/2015 12:36AM
To: "'Ross, Samuel'" [rosss18@mail.wlu.edu]
Subject: RE: Account Update.

AND FROM

From: Adrienne Davidsen [mailto:adavidse@ucalgary.ca]
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2015 10:19 AM
Subject: RE: Account Update.

Summary

The user receives an email claiming their email password will expire in two days and to click on a link to re-confirm their email address. The link goes to a fraudulent site which has been reported as abuse to the website host company. Recipients of this fraudulent email are advised to mark this as junk.

Intent of the Email

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

Screenshot

Figures 1: Screenshots of phishing emails
 

Figure 2: Screenshot of the phishing site attempting to capture email passwords

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