This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on August 1, 2013.
- From: "Browning, Mitch" <email@example.com>
- Sent: August 1, 2013, 2:58:19 AM PDT
- Subject: Mail account update warning !
Email requesting recipient to click on link to re-validate email account.
Intent of the Email
The intent is to get recipients to reply by sending specific campus account information. The sender is maliciously intending to access your personal account to use it for their own purposes.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email