Phishing Attempt: WARNING: YOUR MAILBOX HAS EXCEEDED 19.8GB

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: WARNING: YOUR MAILBOX HAS EXCEEDED 19.8GB
POSTED ON: 11/20/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Nov 20 06:53 AM
END TIME: Dec 21 06:53 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: Webmail Administrator. <ukclaimservices@citynew.com>
Date: Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:56 PM
Subject: WARNING: YOUR MAILBOX HAS EXCEEDED 19.8GB
To:


Dear account owner

Your mailbox has exceeded the set storage limit which is 20GB.

You are currently running on 19.8GB due to hidden files and folder on
your mailbox.
Your email account would be blocked from sending and receiving emails
if your email account is not verified with in 48hrs.
You are advised to verify your mail account by :
Click on this link for verification purpose - :http://emailupgrade1.webnode.com/

Regards
Webmail administrator.
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