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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Phishing Example 122: Your account safety / Cyber Crime

Received: January 2016 - two variations

From: UMN Team <xxxxxxx.xxxx@xxx.xxx>
Date: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 6:21 PM
Subject: Your account safety

As part of our 2016 ongoing security check, kindly click on
the link below and verify your information. Recently,
there's been a rise in security incidents on the web.


Help us keep your account safe,

UMN Team

From: UMN Team (note: sent from a compromised umn.edu account)
Date: Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 4:56 PM
Subject: Cyber crime

We've detected spam-like activity in your webmail account,
which is against our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). Kindly
click on the link below to verify that you're the owner of the
account and not a spammer.

hxxp://URL-Shortener/umn-secure  (note: --> links to same form as "account safety")

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have cause you.

UMN Team.

Note: Has UMN brand, but is not an exact copy of the University's login page.

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