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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Phishing Example 160: NOTICE: Important Immediate Action Required [Email Admin]

Received September 2016

From: IT Communications <compromised UMN account >
Date: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:10 AM
Subject: NOTICE: Important Immediate Action Required [Email Admin]

University of Minnesota Driven to DiscoverOffice of Information Technology

Good Morning,

A message to terminate your email account
The process has begun by our administrator.

Please give us 2 hours to terminate your account OR.

Sign in here to cancel termination

Failure to cancel termination will result to closure of your account


Donalee Attardo, Director, Academic Technology - OIT <---NOT THE SENDER

This email was sent by IT Communications <---NO IT REALLY WASN'T
2221 University Ave SE, Suite 305 Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA


  • Sender is a UMN.EDU account
  • Sender IS NOT Donalee Attardo
  • URL goes to a NON-UMN.EDU address

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