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Phishing Attempt: Webmail Quota Warning

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Webmail Quota Warning
POSTED ON: 07/16/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jul 16 02:26 PM
END TIME: Aug 02 02:15 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: Stephen Maurice <e423506788@exchange.1and1.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Subject: Webmail Quota Warning
To:


Your Web Mailbox size is 164899 KB. This warning is automatically sent when your mailbox is over Quota 160000 KB Account Would be disabled only if you do not upgrade your account within 48hours of receiving this warning for upgrade click on UPGRADE and complete the SECURED ADMIN CONTACT FEEDBACK FORM.

Thank you.
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