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

Subject: Email account update Webmail Western University
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 10:02:33 -0700
From: Western University <becksloaninvestment@gmail.com>
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;


Dear subscriber e-mail

We wish to inform that we are currently providing services regular
maintenance and improvement of our service account and, as a result of
this their accounts should be updated. We apologize for the
inconvenience. To keep your account, you should reply to this email
immediately and enter the the following information:

Username:

Password:

If not done within 72 hours, immediately make your own deactivated
from our database.Thank you for using our services! "WEB SITE SUPPORT
AGENT mail account  ABN 31088377860 All rights reserved.
Email account update Webmail Western University

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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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