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Phishing Attempt: Verify Your Return Status(IRS.gov)

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: Verify Your Return Status(IRS.gov)
POSTED ON: 05/21/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: May 21 08:00 AM
END TIME: Jun 22 08:00 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: IRS.gov <irs.gov-irs@outlook.com>
Date: Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:34 PM
Subject: Verify Your Return Status(IRS.gov)
To:


Validate and update your IRS e-file immediately, To Update - < Click Here >
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal.

IRS e-file. Since 1990
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