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Phishing Attempt: Important Message About Your University of Hawaii Account

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Important Message About Your University of Hawaii Account
POSTED ON: 04/18/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Apr 18 09:54 AM
END TIME: May 19 09:54 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 Hawaii <secure@hawaii.edu>
Date: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 3:23 AM
Subject: Important Message About Your University of Hawaii Account
To:


Dear User,

You have received this email because you or someone had used your email account from different locations.

In order to safeguard your account, we require that you verify your details.

As a precaution, we have limited access to your email account in order to protect you against future unauthorized access.

Please click verify my email account [http://sunflower-speciality.com/img/hawaii.edu.htm]

If this is not completed by April 3, 2013, we will be forced to close your account.

We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

University of Hawaii Customer Service