This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on February 6, 2014

Email Detail

From: PayPal [mailto:paypal@update.com]

Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2014 9:54 AM

Subject: Urgent Notification

Summary

Email requesting recipient to download a txt file. Files from unknown sources can contain malware that can infect computing devices.

Intent of the Email

The sender is possibly maliciously intending to load malware onto your computing device.

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Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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