Many people have reported receiving the following email. Be aware that it is phish, and the email address email@example.com was spoofed. Do not open the accompanying attachment or reply to the message. Delete the message from your inbox.
From: USC Admin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Top Urgent: Administration Notice
Date: May 28, 2013 11:49:18 AM PDT
The management of University of Southern California have mandated that all staffs and students should register for SpamArrest to help control spam emails sent to our Mail Server.
Register Now for FREE! by Downloading the attached SpamArrest Page and login with your University of Southern California e-mail details. This is mandatory to help improve our email services, do not ignore this message.
Thank you for your understanding!
Management of University of Southern California
If you have opened the attachment and/or supplied your USC credentials, you should immediately change your password at the USC MyPassword page at https://mypassword.usc.edu. As an added measure, run a system scan with your antivirus software as soon as possible. If you do not have an antivirus program installed, Sophos Endpoint Security is available for free to USC students, faculty, and staff from the software download page at https://software.usc.edu.