Phishing Attempt: Dear hawaii.edu Email Account Owner

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Dear hawaii.edu Email Account Owner
POSTED ON: 04/20/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Apr 20 01:02 PM
END TIME: May 21 01:02 PM
DESCRIPTION: A phishing attempt has been reported supposedly from the University of Hawaii. Please do NOT reply to the email or click on the link. Do NOT submit your personal information.

The University of Hawaii will NEVER ask for your UH username and password in an email message.

See: http://www.hawaii.edu/askus/898 for reporting a new/suspicious email targeting UH usernames.

Sample message:

> From: hawaii.edu Customer Care
> Dear hawaii.edu Email Account Owner,
>
> This message is from hawaii.edu messaging center to all hawaii.edu
> email account owners. On April 24th, 2012, from 6:23 PM to 04:30 AM,
> all hawaii.edu systems will undergo regularly scheduled
> maintenance in
> other for user to beging this year 2012.
>
> Access to your e-mail via client will be unavailable for some time
> during this maintenance window. We are currently upgrading our data
> base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all hawaii.edu e-mail
> account to create more space for new accounts this year 2012.
>
> To continue useing hawaii.edu account, you must reply to this e-mail
> immediately and enter your
>
> Phone number(...............)
> User name here (........)
> Password here(..........)
>
> Failure to do this will immediately render your e-mail address here
> deactivated from our database.
>
> You can also confirm your e-mail address by logging into your
> hawaii.edu account at https//webmail.hawaii.edu
> Thank for using hawaii.edu Team"
> ........................................................................................
> .........
>
> .........................................
> ...
> NOTE: This message is authorize by the (hawaii.edu) e-mail account
> protector unit.
>
> www.hawaii.edu will give you call to let you know if your hawaii.edu
> account is updataed, hawaii.edu will get back to you after verifying
> your account before account could be reset. All right reserve.
>
> [ UC'S Email:uc.web.update.2012@gmail.com
> From Uc's Offical Email Service