Phishing Attempt: Webmail Account Warning

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Webmail Account Warning
POSTED ON: 07/17/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jul 17 02:00 PM
END TIME: Aug 02 02:17 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:

Subject: Webmail Account Warning
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 01:36:14 +0300 (GTB Daylight Time)
From: Administrator <support@printec.com.cy>
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;


Webmail Account Warning

This mail is from Webmail Service; we wish to bring to your notice the
Condition of your email account.

We have just noticed that you have exceeded your email Database limit of
500 MB quota and your email IP is causing conflict because it is been
accessed in different server location. You need to Upgrade and expand your
email quota limit before you can continue to use your email.

Update your email quota limit to 2.6 GB, use the below web link:

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

Failure to do this will result to email deactivation within 24hours

Thank you for your understanding.

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