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Phishing Attempt: Attention Account User

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Attention Account User
POSTED ON: 08/09/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 09 07:30 PM
END TIME: Aug 23 07:30 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:

Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2012 15:44:28 -0500
From: Help Desk <info@help.com>
Reply-To: itservicecenterdata@tech-center.com
Subject: Attention Account User

Help Desk

Attention Account User,

Scheduled Maintenance & Upgrade

Your account is in the process of being upgraded to a newest of
Windows-based servers and an enhanced online email interface inline with
internet infrastructure Maintenance. The new servers will provide better
anti-spam and anti-virus functions, along with IMAP Support for mobile
devices that Support IMAP to enhance your usage.

To ensure that your account is not intermittently disrupted but active
during and after this upgrade, you are required to kindly confirm your
account by stating the details below:

* User name:
* Password:

This will prompt the upgrade of your account.

Failure to acknowledge receipt of this notification, might result to a
temporal deactivation of your account from our database.

Your account shall remain active upon your confirmation of your login
details.

We do apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Help Desk
Copyright 2012, All Rights Reserved.

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