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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Phishing Example 49: Administrative Notice!!!

Very old school - a request for you to email your name and password (please don't!).

Received July 2014
Message body:

  > From: Help Desk
   > Subject: Administrative Notice!!!
   > Date: 2 July 2014 at 10:38:19 CDT
   > To:
   > Reply-To:
   > Help Desk
   > Attention Account User,
   > Scheduled Maintenance & Upgrade
   > Your account is in the process of being upgraded to a newest
   > Windows-based servers and an enhanced online email interface inline with
   > internet infrastructure Maintenance. The new
   > servers will provide better anti-spam and anti-virus functions, along with IMAP Support for mobile    
   >devices to enhance your   usage.
   > To ensure that your account is not disrupted but active during and after this upgrade, you are
   > required to kindly confirm your account by stating the details below:
   > * Domain\user name:
   > * Password:
   > This will prompt the upgrade of your account.
   > Failure to acknowledge the receipt of this notification, might result to a
   > temporal deactivation of your account from our
   > database. Your account shall remain active upon your confirmation of your login details.
   > We do apologize for any inconvenience caused.
   > Sincerely,
   > Your Customer Care Team
   > (c) Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved.

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