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

From: Dawn Haigh <>
Date: Aug 14, 2013 10:21:26 PM
Subject: [Spam?] Email Account Warning !!!
To: Undisclosed recipients:

This mail is from Administrator; we wish to bring to your notice the Condition of your email account.
We have just noticed that you have exceeded your email Database limit of 500 MB quota and your email IP is causing conflict because it is been accessed in different server location.
You need to Upgrade and expand your email quota limit before you can continue to use your email.Update your email quota limit to 2.6 GB, fill the following below:

Failure to do this will result to email deactivation within 24hours
Thank you for your understanding.

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