Sample of the Phishing Email


Sent: Monday, November 04, 2013 1:56 AM
Important Message From Admin


City University of Hong Kong


Scheduled Maintenance And Upgrade


This is inform you that our webmail server has been scheduled for upgrade and maintenance, this is to improve the ability to identify and block spam, phishing attempts and anti-virus functions for better online services.


To avoid your e-mail account been terminated during this upgrade, Kindly click on the below link and follow the instructions to upgrade.



(the link here points to unknown external site)


Your Email access will be disable if you fail to comply with the above.

We do apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Thank you for using our online services.


Webmail Administrator.

City University of Hong Kong,

Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR