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Monday, December 22, 2014

Phishing Example 81: Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert.

Received December 2014

(note: good example of our inbound process tagging phishing mail as spam )

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Dec 22, 2014 3:41 AM
Subject: *****SPAM***** *****SPAM***** RE: Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert.

*Sent:* Monday, December 22, 2014 12:04 AM
*Subject:* Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert.
  Your password Will Expire In The Next TWO {2} Days Current Faculty and
Staff Should Please Log On To IT WEBSITE
<hxxp://xxxxx.wix.com/outlook-web-app> To Validate Your E-mail Address
And Password,Or Your E-mail Address Will Be Deactivated.Thank You.

 *ITS help desk*

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Things to note:

  • No UMN branding.
  • Hosted at Wix, a free form site.
  • Form displayed password in clear text.
  • Form was littered with ads for Wix.

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