This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on September 10, 2014.
From: Emily Gooch [
Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 6:06 AM
Subject: IT HelpDesk Ticket #32477125.
Email informs recipients that Outlook Web is being upgraded and user will be unable to send or receive email if they do not click on the link provided to activate their account. That fraudulent link/website appears to have been blocked by the website provider.
Intent of the Email
The sender is intending to obtain personal account information for their own malicious purposes.
Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email