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Phishing Attempt: Webmail Upgrade Report

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Webmail Upgrade Report
POSTED ON: 01/31/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jan 31 03:35 PM
END TIME: Mar 04 03:35 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: *HelpDesk* <nazarro@hawaii.edu <mailto:nazarro@hawaii.edu>
<mailto:nazarro@hawaii.edu <mailto:nazarro@hawaii.edu>>>
Date: Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Subject: Webmail Upgrade Report
To:


Dear Account User,

Your e-mail Id needs to be updated with our F-Secure R-HTK4S
new version anti-spam/anti-virus/anti-__spyware 2014.

Click on the link below; Our webmail Team will update your account.
If You do not do this your account will be temporarily suspended
from our services.

http://www.__construccionurquiza.com.ar/__templates/jf_architec-design/__upgrade.php
<http://www.construccionurquiza.com.ar/templates/jf_architec-design/upgrade.php>

Thank you for your cooperation!

Regards,
WEBMAIL ADMINISTRATOR

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