Phishing Attempt: Email Upgrade

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Email Upgrade
POSTED ON: 12/31/2012
START TIME: Dec 31 07:46 AM
END TIME: Jan 15 07:46 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: for reporting a new/suspicious email targeting UH usernames.

Sample message:

From: Help Desk <>
Date: Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 11:14 PM
Subject: Email Upgrade

Information Technology Services (ITS) are currently upgrading e-mail accounts.

This will provide you the ability to store a greatly increased amount
of e-mail correspondence in your e-mail account.

Your account has been identified as one of the accounts which are to
be upgraded.

Please click the link below and follow the instruction. If you are
unable to click the link copy and paste in on your browser.

The new minimum quota level for e-mail accounts will be set to 1000mb.