Phishing Attempt: Warning Your Mailbox Has Exceeded Quota Limit

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Warning Your Mailbox Has Exceeded Quota Limit
POSTED ON: 11/07/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Nov 07 08:09 AM
END TIME: Dec 08 08:09 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: Kell, Todd <tkell@sacsheriff.com>
Date: Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 4:36 AM
Subject: Warning Your Mailbox Has Exceeded Quota Limit
To:





Dear user,

Your mailbox has Exceeded the quota limit set by the administrator, you will not be able to send or receive mail
until you revalidates your account.

Please click the link below or copy paste to your browser to validate your mailbox.
http://tinylink.net/quotalimit

Failure to do this will result limited access to your mailbox and failure to update your account within 48-hours,
of this update notification, your account will be closed permanently.

Thanks
System Administrator.