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Phishing Attempt: Email Support Team

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Email Support Team
POSTED ON: 08/10/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 10 07:52 AM
END TIME: Aug 24 07:52 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: Email Support Team <no-reply@mailsupport.com>
Date: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 6:56 AM
Subject: Email Support Team
To:


Dear E-mail User
Due to concerns for the safety and integrity of our web base e-mail service...we have issued this warning message
We have noticed that your e-mail account needs to be verified, as we are upgrading our SSL web base database.
To verify your e-mail account,please follow the verification process by click here verication
For further information, please contact our Customer Service.
Note: Failure to Verify email account within 48hrs may lead to loss of email account.
Sincerely, ....................
Thank You
© 2012 e-mail Support Team