Phishing Attempt: E-file (8/9/2014)

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: E-file (8/9/2014)
POSTED ON: 08/09/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 09 10:31 AM
END TIME: Sep 10 10:31 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: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Subject: E-file
To:


Internal Revenue Service
Your 2014 1098-T tax Form is now available electronically on E-file Self-Service. It's Quick, Easy and Secure.

Update your IRS E-file immediately, click here to - < Update >
For your protection, this link would expire in six hours.

Notes:
Sender: xxxx@hawaii.edu
Update link: <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1K3Hxxxx/viewform?usp=send_form>*