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

Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:17:04 +1000
From: "Cohen, Denise" <DENISE.A.COHEN@det.nsw.edu.au <mailto:DENISE.A.COHEN@det.nsw.edu.au>>
Subject: =?windows-1256?Q?FW:_Your_email_Quota_is_almost_exceeded=FE=FE=FE=FE_?=
To: Undisclosed recipients: ;

Attention User;

Your email Quota is almost exceeded. Starting from April 10th, we are migrating to new email interface. So we are currently doing a maintenance on our server. Please, Visit page below to update your account and avoid losing your inbox.
http://www.astrocomingenieria.com/soporte/api/index2.htm

Thank you,
Technical Team

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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