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Phishing Attempt: Account Info!

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Account Info!
POSTED ON: 05/16/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 16 11:00 AM
END TIME: Jun 17 11:00 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 Communications <webmaster.help-desk@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, May 16, 2014 at 2:17 AM
Subject: Account Info!
To:


I.T HELP-DESK
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For recovery and security reasons, we ask that you kindly
Re-Validate your account- < Click Here >
Ignore request if recently re-validated.


NOTE: That Failure to comply may result in the loss of your account within the next 72 hours.

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