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Phishing Attempt: Update Your IRS E-file (@ UH)

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Update Your IRS E-file (@ UH)
POSTED ON: 05/16/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 16 10:56 AM
END TIME: Jun 17 10:56 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:

Subject: Update Your IRS E-file (@ UH)
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 15:43:09 -0500
From: UH Manoa Communications <xxxxx@hawaii.edu>
To: undisclosed-recipients:;


Internal Revenue Service.

Update your IRS e-file immediately, To Update - < Click Here >

For your protection, this link would expire in six hours.

Thank you,
Office of the Bursar


This message was sent on behalf of UH Manoa Communications.
Please do not reply to this message.
It was sent from an address that cannot accept incoming email.
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