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Phishing Attempt: Attention ::: View Your Internal Revenue Tax Return Status (IRS) Now

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Attention ::: View Your Internal Revenue Tax Return Status (IRS) Now
POSTED ON: 05/19/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 19 11:32 AM
END TIME: Jun 20 11:32 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: INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES <rs584@njit.edu>
Date: Mon, May 19, 2014 at 8:11 AM
Subject: Attention ::: View Your Internal Revenue Tax Return Status (IRS) Now
To:


Internal Revenue Service.

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

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