Below is a copy of an email message sent to employees of the A&M System in May of 2014. Notice the unusual From and To email addresses.
In this case the “Click Here” link would direct the user to the hacker’s web site at http://www.bibedu.com/wp-includes/css/mailhub.htm.
From: “Texas A&M University” <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: May 6, 2014 at 5:23:38 AM CDT
To: Recipients <email@example.com>
Subject: E-mail Security Notice
Your e-mail account has some security Issues and need to be fixed at once In order to avoid suspension.
Click Here and Log in To fix the issues.
As this message shows, it pays to be wary of emails purporting to represent security and support personnel.
Finally, please remember that no A&M System support request will ever require or even request private personal information via email.