Phishing Attempt: Your e-mail account will be deleted within seven (7) days

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Your e-mail account will be deleted within seven (7) days
POSTED ON: 08/07/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 07 09:51 AM
END TIME: Aug 21 09:51 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: IT Desk [mailto:IT@know-science.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2012 9:38 AM
Subject: Your e-mail account will be deleted within seven (7) days


THIS IS AN AUTOMATED MESSAGE SENT BY IT HELPDESK


Hello .edu user,


You have exceeded the inbox size limit of 50 MB.

Your webmail account is currently de-actived and will be deleted within seven [7] days.

WARNING: All e-mails will be deleted.

To re-active your .edu webmail account please visit THIS link.

Kind regards,

IT Helpdesk .edu