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Phishing Attempt: Email Verification Notice

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Email Verification Notice
POSTED ON: 03/27/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Mar 27 09:31 AM
END TIME: Apr 28 09:31 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 Team <vhedrick@rock.k12.nc.us>
Date: Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:58 AM
Subject: Email Verification Notice
To:


Attention

In an effort to enhance account security starting today, all mail user accounts both employees and students will be subject to a quarterly verification <x.nu/bUg> process. Every 90 days users will receive email notifications containing instructions on how to verify <x.nu/bUg> the validity of their accounts. Please verify <x.nu/bUg> now. The grace period for completing account verification <x.nu/bUg> will be 5 days. At the end of the 5-day period all unverified accounts will be disabled. Disabled accounts will be periodically deleted. After an account is deleted new registration will be required to regain access to the account.

Administrator

This e-mail is for the sole use of the individual for whom it is intended. If you are neither the
intended recipient, nor agent responsible for delivering this e-mail to the intended recipient, any
disclosure, retransmission, copying, or taking action in reliance on this information is strictly
prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the person transmitting the
information immediately. All e-mail correspondence to and from this e-mail address may be subject
to NC Public Records Law which result in monitoring and disclosure to third parties, including law
enforcement. In compliance with federal laws, Rockingham County Schools administers all educational
programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion,
national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability or gender, except where
exemption is appropriate and allowed by law. Refer to the Board of Education's Discrimination Free
Environment Policy for a complete statement. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the
Rockingham County Schools, Compliance Officer, 511 Harrington Hwy, Eden, NC 27288; 336-627-2600.