Phishing Attempt: Verify Your Email Account

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Verify Your Email Account
POSTED ON: 06/15/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jun 15 06:20 AM
END TIME: Jul 16 06:20 AM
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: "webmaster@cc.hawaii.edu" <webmail.crch.hawaii.edu@cyberservices.com>
Subject: Verify Your Email Account
Date: June 14, 2012 11:15:26 PM HST
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;

Attention: webmail.hawaii.edu account users,

Due to recent activity in your email account, we have issued the following security warning to safeguard your privacy. In addition to our other ways of preventing, detecting, and resolving spam, we offer a simple easy -to-use service that confirms your identity when you log in to you account. You may be receiving this message because you signed in from a different location or device. All email accounts not verified shall be temporarily shut down.

Please click on the link below to verify your account.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=[removed]

Webmail Technical Support Team.
University of Hawaii System