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Phishing Attempt: Upgrade your account

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Upgrade your account
POSTED ON: 07/30/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jul 30 09:04 AM
END TIME: Aug 13 09:04 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: "no-reply@hawii.edu" <thomas.schlinke@kabelbw.de>
Date: July 29, 2012 2:33:52 AM HST
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
Subject: Upgrade your account

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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 login 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 institution.


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

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