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Monday, September 8, 2014

Phishing Example 65: Sign-in Alerts

Received September 2014

Message text:
From: University of Minnesota Duluth Date: Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 8:39 AM
Subject: Sign-in Alerts 
To: Recipients
*Dear Student/Staff,*
*We detected a login attempt with valid password to your UMN account froman unrecognized device on Tue, Sep 08, 2014 6:19 PM IST.*

*Location: India (IP=*  [note: REALLY that's from Ukraine.]
*Note: The location is based on information from your Internet service orwireless carrier provider.*
*Was this you? If so, you can disregard the rest of this email.*
*If this wasn't you, please Kindly **CLICK HERE*<hxxp://www.123contactform.com/xxxxxxxxx/University-Of-Minnesota-Duluth>*to protect your UMN Webmail account information from potential futureaccount compromise:*
** Activate second sign-in verification with your Computer* Review yourlogin activity* Re-Validate your account information *
*To learn how sign-in alerts like this one can help you to protect youraccount information, please visit IT@UMN <http://it.umn.edu/index.htm> >Help .*

  • Hosted at 123contactform.com - not umn.edu
  • NOT a secure site
  • Passwords in the clear
  • Odd spellings of common words

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