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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Phishing Test 2: Warning Your EMail Will be Shut Down After 24 Hours!

Bogus Shutdown warning tied to a PDF linking to a very good copy of Gmail login pages. Note, other subjects were seen, like "Update Notice"

This blog entry describes a recent test phish you may have received. If you clicked on it, you will be directed to this page.


embedded graphic notice "from" Google
embedded graphic notice "from" Google

Fake Google login form :
fake google login - with OTHER services in dropdown
fake google login - with OTHER services in dropdown

Things to Note:

  • No University of Minnesota branding
  • Email just contains an IMAGE, nothing more, of a Google notice.
  • Clicking on link leads you to fake Google login page. (not hosted at google.com or umn.edu)
  • Google login includes dropdown listing other services like Hotmail and AOL

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