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Phishing Attempt: HELP DESK

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: HELP DESK
POSTED ON: 01/10/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jan 10 10:33 AM
END TIME: Feb 11 10:33 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: Barb Tripp <btripp@culver.edu>
Date: Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 6:45 AM
Subject: HELP DESK
To:


Dear Account User, We Noticed Your Web Mail Account was recently logged into from a Computer, Mobile device or Other Location you have never used before. For your Account Safety and Protection, We shall temporarily locked your account in 24 hours until you can review this activity and make sure no one is using your account without your permission. Click the blue Link or Copy and Paste it to your Browser.
Did you log into Web Account from a new Device or an unusual Location or Computer? If this was not you? Please log into your Web Account from your computer Now and follow the Link provided to help you Secure and Restore full Access to your Web mail Account. To Restore your Account, Visit Our Help Desk Centre here : http://i-m.co/edinburgh/HELPDESKADMINSUPPORTSERVICE/