This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on December 10, 2018.
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 3:53 PM
To: Jeffrey Blutinger <Jeffrey.Blutinger@csulb.edu>
Subject: Instant payment received
The fraudulent email claims that the recipient has received payment and advises the user to download and open the Word Doc attachment/link provided in the email. This attachment/link may have a malware virus.
Intent of the Email
This may be an attempt to acquire personal account credentials and/or install malicious malware.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email
Figure 2 Screenshot of the word document identified as may having malware/virus
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