Phishing Attempt: Important Notice From The Helpdesk

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Important Notice From The Helpdesk
POSTED ON: 01/17/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jan 17 07:49 AM
END TIME: Jan 31 07:49 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: Dhurba Banjade <dhurbab@nec.edu.np>
> Subject: Important Notice From The Helpdesk
> Date: January 17, 2013 7:17:43 AM HST
> To: undisclosed-recipients:;

> 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://infosyth.com/formgenerator/use/form/form1.html
>
> Your account will remain active after you have confirmed your account
> success fully.
>
> Auburn, Alabama 36849
>
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