Phishing Attempt: Webmail Update

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Webmail Update
POSTED ON: 11/19/2012
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Nov 19 05:00 PM
END TIME: Dec 20 05:00 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: UH Webmail??? [mailto:customerservice@hawaii.edu]
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2012 5:20 AM
To: info-update@hawaii.edu
Subject: Webmail Update

Dear Webmail Holder,



This message is from Webmail admin messaging center to all our customers. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are canceling unused Webmail account to create more space for new accounts.

In order to prevent your account from closing you will have to update it below so that we will know it's status as a currently used account.

CONFIRM YOUR EMAIL IDENTITY BELOW: Click Here

Thank you for your support.



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