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Phishing Attempt: University of Hawai'i Student ID Information Request

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: University of Hawai'i Student ID Information Request
POSTED ON: 05/01/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 01 08:59 AM
END TIME: May 15 08:59 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: Sandy Patterson <uhstudentservices@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 3:04 PM
Subject: University of Hawai'i Student ID Information Request
To: xxxxxx@hawaii.edu



Office of Student Services University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa



April 30, 2013





Dear xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:



Each campus in the Universaty of Hawai‘i system currently uses a different form of student identifacation that leads to inconsistencies and delays for transfer students. System administration is presently taking the necessary steps to address this issue with student identifacation. The new design will standardize the appearance and information contained on the card and will enable students to conduct business at any Universaty of Hawai‘i system campus. To rebuild our database of student information, we ask that you provide the following information: Student identifacation number and date of birth.



We appreciate your assistance in helping us make the Universaty of Hawai‘i a better educational system. Respond to this request by clicking "Reply" and including the information below in the reply e-mail. Please respond to this request by no later than Monday, May 2nd, 2013.





Sincerely,

Sandy Patterson

ID Reallocation Coordinator

Universaty Student Services

Universaty of Hawai‘i at Mānoa







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Student Name: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx




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