This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on April 11, 2017.

From:  IT DESK <ah18@alfred.edu>
Sent:  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 3:05 PM   
Subject:  Urgent Update!

 

Summary

The fraudulent email notifies recipients to click on a link to upgrade their email account.  Note, that CSULB does not require you to ever confirm or update your email account.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to capture email account password information for their own malicious purposes.

Screenshots

Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email


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