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This is a phishing attempt first reported to CSULB ITS on January 8, 2016.

Email Detail

From: Help Desk []
Sent: Friday, January 08, 2016 8:09 AM   
Subject: Update your account To avoid service interruption.


The user receives an email indicating they have exceeded their mailbox storage limit and to click on a link to re-validate their account.  The link goes to a fraudulent site which appears to already be blocked by web browsers or the web company that was hosting the page.    

Intent of the Email

The sender is attempting to collect account information for their malicious purposes.


 Figure 1: Screenshot of the phishing email

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