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Account Update 1-4-22

Example of a phishing email asking to update your account.
On January 4th, 2022, a phishing email was spammed out from a compromised DePaul University email account.

The malicious email purports that the recipient must click on a link to update their email account.

The link takes victims to a non-DePaul website and is setup by the malicious actors to harvest the credentials of victims.

It is important not to take email at face value, even when it appears to come from a DePaul or other known address.

Some indicators that this email is malicious:
- An attempt to create a sense of urgency
-Hyperlink to a non-DePaul website