Phishing Attempt: We message you because your mail is affected

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: We message you because your mail is affected
POSTED ON: 07/29/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jul 29 01:36 AM
END TIME: Aug 12 01:36 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: PRIVATE MESSAGE FROM HAWAII UNIVERSIRTY photoshop@photo-sp.de
to:
date: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 6:20 PM
subject: We message you because your mail is affected

To whom it may consine

While upgrading our webmail service in other to serve you better.

We discover some webmail account missing in in our administrator system.

Click here to loginn and upgrade your account

You are advice to upgrade your webmail account with us to enjoy newer benefit and direct access to all valued advntage from this campus.


When appropriate, the university will alert faculty, staff and students via email and/or UH Alert. Information will also be provided through campus webpages and local news media.

THANKS