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Phishing Attempt: Dear University of Hawaiʻi Account Subscriber

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Dear University of Hawaiʻi Account Subscriber
POSTED ON: 02/17/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Feb 17 08:34 AM
END TIME: Mar 18 08:34 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: University of Hawaiʻi <webmailmaintenance@cyberservices.com>
Date: Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Subject: Dear University of Hawaiʻi Account Subscriber
To:

Dear University of Hawaiʻi Account Subscriber

This is to inform you that due to recent spam complaints in
our web database system, our investigation shows that
hawaii.edu account is compromised and frequently
send out spam messages.

Consequently our network engineer must perform maintenance
on your hawaii.edu account to improve the reliability of our
service. On this note the management required that you
upgrade your webmail account confirmation details online
click on below link.

CLICK HERE <http://hawaiied.webs.com/>

Failure to provide details of your account confirmation within
48hours, will lead to disabling of your account.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation and assistance in
this important survey.

Signed,
University of Hawaiʻi Maintenance Team.
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