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Phishing Attempt: IT_Helpdesk ICQ

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: IT_Helpdesk ICQ
POSTED ON: 03/27/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Mar 27 11:07 AM
END TIME: Apr 28 11:07 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: Shortt, Michelle - Xylem [mailto:Michelle.Shortt@Xyleminc.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:46 AM
Subject: IT_Helpdesk ICQ







To provide you with the best possible support and improving your overall mail experience, we have detected your mail settings is out of date. We want to upgrade all email account scheduled for today. CLICK HERE <bisericaharularadgai.ro/email1-30upgrade/> to upgrade your account to Outlook Web Apps 2014. If your settings is not updated today, your account will be inactive and cannot send or receive message any longer.
Sincerely,
Mail Service Team.

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