Phishing Attempt: system Maintenance Up-dateâ

SUMMARY: Phishing Attempt: system Maintenance Up-dateâ
POSTED ON: 08/10/2014
REPORTER: ITS Help Desk
START TIME: Aug 10 12:48 PM
END TIME: Sep 11 12:48 PM
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: HARVEY Mary [Carlisle Primary School]
Sent: Friday, August 08, 2014 6:26 AM
Subject: system Maintenance Up-dateâ

Help-desk will undergo unscheduled system Maintenance today in order to improve your account. The new Microsoft Outlook Web access 2014 which will be installed on your email account. Your present account will be deactivated to create space for the new web access 2014. Please "CLICK HERE" to Update Your Mailbox. Your account will be inactive if this survey is not completed.

Thank you.
IT Service Center(@)2014.