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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Phishing Example 58: Warning

Received July 2014

Message Body:

   Subject: Warning!
      Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:46:31 -0700
        To: undisclosed-recipients:;
      From: UMN Web Admin
   This is an automatic message by University of Minnesota system to let you
   know that you have to confirm your account information. An Attempt has been
   made to login from a new computer, You might not be able to send or receive
   new mail until you re-validate your mailbox .To re-validate your mailbox.-
   Click Or Open this link to VERIFY your Account:
Thanks for your anticipated co-operation,
   Subscriber! University of Minnesota Customer Care
   Case number: 8949824
   Property: Account Security
   � 2014 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.

Things to note:
  • Attempt to use UMN branding, in message and on web form.
  • Still on a commercial web form provider.
  • Odd language (Pas|WORD for Password) on form.
  • Password shows in clear on form.

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