Phishing Attempt: University of Hawai‘i Email Alert [Code: 5841]

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: University of Hawai‘i Email Alert [Code: 5841]
POSTED ON: 12/06/2013
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Dec 06 02:54 PM
END TIME: Jan 07 02:54 PM
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: University of Hawaii <xxxx@hawaii.edu>
Date: Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 12:19 AM
Subject: University of Hawai‘i Email Alert [Code: 5841]
To: Recipients <xxxx@hawaii.edu>


Dear User,

The following alert has been posted to your webmail account regarding an unauthorised access to your account:

* University of Hawai‘i Alert*

Your account has been compromised and used to send unsolicited commercial email (spam).

We implore you to follow our secure https://www.hawaii.edu <www.iestorresquevedo.net/joomla/plugins/hawaii.edu.htm> to confirm your details to avoid account suspended from our system.

Thank you .

University of Hawai‘i Technical Service