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Phishing Attempt: RE: ATTN: Your limit of 23432 storage

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: RE: ATTN: Your limit of 23432 storage
POSTED ON: 08/13/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 13 04:51 PM
END TIME: Aug 28 04:51 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:

From: Carol Clawson
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2012 5:47 AM
Subject: RE: ATTN: Your limit of 23432 storage



This is to notify you that you are over your mailbox limit which is 250MB as set by your mailbox manager, you are currently at 257MB, and you will not be able to create new e-mail to send or receive messages until you validate your mailbox. To re-validate your account: LOGIN TO OUR MESSAGE CENTRE

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