Phishing Attempt: Notice From SOEST

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Notice From SOEST
POSTED ON: 06/02/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jun 02 05:56 PM
END TIME: Jul 03 05:56 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: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) <customercareh@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 5:41 PM
Subject: Notice From SOEST
To:


Your email account has to be upgraded to our new School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) WebMail Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2012 version to prevent damages to our School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) WebMail log and your important files.Click your reply tab,Fill the columns below and send back or your email account will be terminated to avoid spread of the virus.

Name:
Password:
Phone Number:

https://webmail.soest.hawaii.edu/webmail/src/login.php

Director of Web Technical Team.
Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for your
password safety.