Ask Us logo

Quick Links

Phishing Attempt: EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
POSTED ON: 05/17/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 17 01:48 PM
END TIME: Jun 18 01:48 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: UH Upgrade Team <help-desk@hawaii.edu>
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012 1:36 pm
Subject: EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;

> Dear account user, This message is from the UH ACCOUNT
> SERVICE DEPARTMENT, You are to go to the following page to
> update your email to prevent your account from being
> deleted/shut down within 24Hours.Be informed that this
> will enable you revalidates your account due to Spam.
> Please use the database link:
> https://docs.google.com/a/blumail.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGdkZzN0T3NKSjlqd0hIaHgxN0Nla3c6MQ
> to update your account
>
> Sign,
> Account Department
> The University of Hawaiâi
> copyright ©2012 University of Hawaiâi