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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Phishing Example 126: Warning & Very Urgent

Received February 2016

From: UMN.EDU <xxxxxxx @asu.edu>
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Subject: Warning & Very Urgent

upgrade your email account immediately to avoid account suspension / De-activation. To get started, please Click Here <link to goumn-x-weebly.NOT a UMN site>

This email has been sent from a virus-free computer protected by Avast. 


  • Does a nice job of branding
  • NOT from a UMN address (asu.edu)
  • Goes to commercial webform provider .weebly.com
  • WARNS you not to change your password for 72 hours - oh, really?
  • Avast probably doesn't offer you much protection here

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