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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on February 14, 2015.

Email Detail

From: Wells Fargo Alert [mailto:wellsfargo@e-alert.com]
Sent: Saturday, February 14, 2015 5:03 AM
Subject: Unauthorized activity on your online account

Summary

Email informs recipient Wells Fargo would requires verification of their account. It instructs the recipient to open an attachment to begin the process of verifying their account.

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to obtain Wells Fargo account credentials for their own malicious purposes. By using a file attachment, the phisher may also be attempting to load malware or spyware on recipient's computer.

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Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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