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August 13, 2013 Phishing Report

Posted on: August 13th, 2013 by Jim Pardonek

The Latest phish received contains the following subject line:
“Faculty/ Staff/ Employee Notification”

The Body of the email reads:
Institution account routine, this has been made mandatory for all users.Due to the IP Security upgrades we have reason to believe that your webmail account was accessed by a third party. You are advice to re-validate this account To avoid loosing access to your account.
Failure to do this you will have your account suspended . Protecting your account is our primary concern. to proceed with the account re-validation and admin assistance Click: ITS-SUPPORT.

ITS service
© Copyright 2013
This email has been scanned for all viruses by the Message Labs Email Security System.

The link in the email will send you to : Which, although this is a legitimate site, can be used by spammers to collect your personal information.

Remember, no reputable company will ever contact you asking for personal information, or log on ID’s and passwords.



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