This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 8, 2014.
From: Mr. Tom Crist [
Sent: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 4:55 AM
Subject: I am Tom Crist. Your EMAIL was submitted by Google to receive 1.2 million dollar award from me.
Email requesting recipient to reply to the email with personal information and click on a link.
Intent of the Email
The sender is possibly maliciously intending to install ransomware.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email