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Your Microsoft Account Expired 2-15-22

Screenshot of malicious email:

Example of a phishing email asking to update your account.

On February 15th, 2022, a phishing email was sent to some DePaul University inboxes from a non-DePaul email account(s). A majority of these emails were filtered.

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 actor to harvest the credentials of victims.

It is important not to take emails at face value, even when it appears to come from a known partner.

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