Phishing Attempt: Email Upgrade

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Email Upgrade
POSTED ON: 09/03/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Sep 03 09:11 AM
END TIME: Oct 04 09:11 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: System Administrator <zsmk14@goldmail.etsu.edu>
Date: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 6:22 PM
Subject: Email Upgrade
To:



Email Upgrade

We have upgraded to 500 MB Email Space, login into your account to confirm if your account is still active. Click the link below to login into your account for confirmation and upgrade.

http://mobiservice.lviv.ua/Ne/Update.htm

We have send you this upgrade notification times without number, and you have refuse to upgrade your user, note that failure to upgrade this time, would result to termination of your user account. Thank you!!!