Phishing Attempt: E-mail Sign-in Alert

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: E-mail Sign-in Alert
POSTED ON: 07/16/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Jul 16 09:08 AM
END TIME: Aug 17 09:08 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: "Help Desk" <dmacdonald65@cogeco.ca>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:56:07 +0100
Subject: E-mail Sign-in Alert
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Dear Account
Holder;

We at Help Department have detected some security problem on your E-mail account, and this might lead to deactivation of your account if immediate action is not taken.

To resolve this problem, Click Here and re-validate your account information. If you receive the email in your junk or Spam Move it to inbox

Regards,
E-mail Security Dept.