Beware of Latest UWO Email Phishing Scam

One of the latest Phishing Emails on campus looks something like the email below. Do not respond to it. It is a phishing email and not from Western. For more information on phishing, please see http://wellness.uwo.ca

From: Webmail Admin Support [mailto:webmaila50@gmail.com] 
Sent: August-05-13 10:08 AM
To: undisclosed-recipients
Subject: Western University. Webmail Client.

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Western University. Webmail Client.

Information Technology Services (ITS) are currently upgrading e-mail accounts.

This will provide you the ability to store a greatly increased amount of e-mail correspondence in your e-mail account.

Your account has been identified as one of the accounts which are to be upgraded.

To re-validate Your Account Please Click On your reply tab, Fill the columns below  and send back to us

 Email Address: __________
 User Name : ____________
 Password: ___________
 Reconfirm Password: _______

The new minimum quota level for e-mail accounts will be set to 1000mb.

Technical Support.
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Don't Get Phished!

Verify the authenticity of this message by checking the Official Account Related Emails Sent from ITS at
http://www.uwo.ca/its/accounting/official-email/phishing/index.html
.
You can make sure that you are visiting the real page posted by Western ITS (and not a well-crafted forgery)
by hovering over the link and verifying that the site starts with http://www.uwo.ca/its/.

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