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Phishing Attempt: Webmail Quota Warning!

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Webmail Quota Warning!
POSTED ON: 02/05/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Feb 05 04:01 PM
END TIME: Mar 20 04:01 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: 2013 Site Upgrade <user@hawaii.edu>
Date: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Subject: Webmail Quota Warning!
To:


Dear University of Hawaii Webmail subscriber,

Your mailbox has exceeded its limit; your webmail is currently running 99.7% of its Quota limit of 100%. below following information needed to verify your account: Click submit button after filling in your information As Set By your administrator, and you will Not Be able To receive Or send new mails until You Re-Validate.To Re-Validate Your mailbox and increase Your Quota.

CLICK HERE!


We are sincerely sorry for any inconvenience this might cause you we tend to serve you better.

Thanks for your co-operation.
System Administrator