Phishing Attempt: MAIL BOX UPGRADE

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: MAIL BOX UPGRADE
POSTED ON: 11/12/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Nov 12 09:46 AM
END TIME: Nov 26 09:46 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: UH Advising <u[removed]@owa.hawaii.edu>
Date: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 3:55 AM
Subject: MAIL BOX UPGRADE
To:


EMAIL ACCOUNT UPGRADE



Your E-mail box has reached its maximum limit of 20 GB of storage and


Your account will be disabled if you do not update
now.


To upgrade your account, please click


the link below and follow the instructions to upgrade to more
storage space.


http://transmympallets.com.br/formulario/use/form/form1.html



Your account will remain active after you have confirmed your account
success fully.


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