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Phishing Attempt: Notification!

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Notification!
POSTED ON: 10/08/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Oct 08 10:32 AM
END TIME: Nov 09 10:32 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: Jeffreys, Arcelia T
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 2:29 PM
To: Jeffreys, Arcelia T
Subject: Notification!

This message is from IT Service Desk informing you to validate your Email Account, we are conducting an upgrade in all Email Account, all users are to verify his/her account information for upgrade, CLICK HERE [validationformhelp.yolasite.com] to go to Validate your account.

You will not be able to receive new mails until you Re-Validate your Email Account.

Yours,
IT Service Desk.

This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email Security.cloud service.
For more information please visit http://www.symanteccloud.com