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Monday, August 3, 2015

Phishing Example 105: Subscription Expiration Announcement

Received August 2015

> From: "University of Minnesota" <help@umn.edu> no, not really
> Date: August 1, 2015 at 15:11:18 CDT
> Subject: Subscription Expiration Announcement
> Reply-To: do.not.reply@umn.edu
> Dear Subscriber,
> Welcome to your UMN Mail subscription expiration summary from The Office
> of Information Technology (OIT). Simply fill a subscription renewal form
> here;
> hxxp://xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/service.php
> © 2015 University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.

Things to note Note:

  • Not hosted at the University.
  • Not branded with UMN info.
  • Fictitious warning "Subscription Expiration" - there isn't any such thing.

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