Sample of the Phishing Email


Date: 24 Aug 2013 09:37:11

Subject: HTK4S detected

 An HTK4S virus has been detected in your CityU Web Email folders, Your Web Mail account therefore requires verification for continuous activity. Your Web Mail account has to be upgraded to our new F-Secure R HTK4S anti-virus/anti-Spam version 2013 to prevent damage to our mail log and your important files. To complete this, you will have to click on the link below and enter your CityU email id and password to validate your account against spy-ware and HTK4S virus.

{the link here points to unknown external site}

Warning!!! Failure by you to upgrade your CityU Web Mail account in receipt of this notice will lead to De-activation of your CityU Web Mail account to avoid the virus being spread to our mail log.

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation.

CityU Webmaster/Administrator

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