Phishing Attempt: Dear Valued Customer

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Dear Valued Customer
POSTED ON: 09/07/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Sep 07 11:19 AM
END TIME: Oct 01 03:06 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: [removed]@lists.hawaii.edu
[mailto:[removed]@lists.hawaii.edu] On Behalf Of
updatevices@activist.com
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2012 4:51 AM
To: Recipients
Subject: Dear Valued Customer

Dear Valued Customer.
This message is from Information Technology Services of This EMAIL to all
our Staff. We are currently upgrading our database and e-mail center and
this is our final notification to you.we have sent several messages to you
without response.

We are deleting all unused Mail account to create space for new accounts. In
order not to be suspended, you will have to update your account by providing
the information listed below: reply to.

Confirm Your E-Mail Details..
Email.......................
User name: ..................
Password:..............
Re Confirm Password:.............

If you fail to confirm your continuous usage of our services by confirming
your email password now, your account will be disable and you will not be
able to access your email.

You should immediately reply this email: updatevices@yahoo.co.jp and enter
your password in the above password column.
Thanks for your understanding.
Regard,
IT Services