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Phishing Attempt: Dear HAWAII.EDU Account User (another variant 2-5-2013)

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Dear HAWAII.EDU Account User (another variant 2-5-2013)
POSTED ON: 02/05/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Feb 05 10:54 AM
END TIME: Mar 20 10:54 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:

Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 20:09:19 +0000
Subject: Dear HAWAII.EDU Account User
From: 2013 Site Upgrade <various accounts @hawaii.edu>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Dear HAWAII.EDU Account User

Due to congestion on our email users and removal of all unused
accounts,We will be closing all unusual account on 12TH February 2013
.You must confirm your account as soon as possible so we can update
your account before the deadline.

To confirm your account fill out the form to verify the account.
Full name:
Email:
password:
Tel:

After following the instructions on the sheet, your account will not
be interrupted and will continue normally. Thank you for your
attention to this request.

We apologize for any inconvenience.
S2013HAWAII.EDU USER Upgrade Equipment