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Secure Your Email Password For 2010
You are receiving this message from ITS because you have recently sent or read your UWO email using an insecure protocol which transmits your
UWO username and password in unencrypted clear text.
ITS will soon require all users to protect their email credentials by using encrypted IMAP/POP and SMTP protocols. By changing a few simple
settings in your email client you can prevent your username and password from being transmitted in clear text when sending or reading your email.
ITS plans to discontinue unencrypted IMAP and POP services on January 1, 2010. To avoid interruption of service, please take a moment to
reconfigure your email client by following the instruction found here:
After making these changes to your email client, you should also consider changing your password:
Note that these instructions will only protect your username and password when logging into the UWO email servers, but will not encrypt
the contents of emails that you send or receive across the internet. Email communication should always be considered "as secure as sending a
If you have any questions or need assistance with reconfiguring your email client, please contact the ITS HelpDesk:
Don't get Phished! Verify the authenticity of this and other official ITS account-related email communications:
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