Phishing Attempt: Your 1040-Tax Return Form is Available ...required action (UH Manoa Communications)

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Your 1040-Tax Return Form is Available ...required action (UH Manoa Communications)
POSTED ON: 05/16/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 16 07:30 AM
END TIME: Jun 17 07:30 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: "UH Manoa@IRS.gov" <myk4@njit.edu>
Date: May 16, 2014 at 1:43:36 AM HST
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: Your 1040-Tax Return Form is Available ...required action (UH Manoa Communications)
Reply-To: IRS.gov@info.gov

Your 2014 1098-T tax Form is now available electronically on Banner Self-Service.

If you need instructions on how to access your form electronically,
please - < Click Here >. and enter tax form for the tax year 2013.
Your 1098-T will then display.
then you can fill in the required details.

Thank you,
Office of the Bursar


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Announcement ID number: 1400199615-19945
Announcement distribution:
- Faculty, staff, and all students at the UH Manoa campus(es)
- Faculty and staff at the UH System Administrative Offices