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: Mafenya, Nkhangweleni
Sent: 19 February 2014 05:23 PM
To: Mafenya, Nkhangweleni
Subject: ITS Helpdesk: Webmail Account Violation

Dear Esteem User;

Your account safety is our top priority. Due to our recent IP routine check; we have reasons to believe that you account has been violated and access by a third party. Please we have created a new publishing mail filter security alert system for all web mail user. You are hereby instructed to Authenticate your account to prevent any third party access. To Authenticate your account for upgrade Please click on the Authentication link IT SERVICE. Failure to authenticate, your account will be deactivated. 
 
This service will continue to enhance your security system from Malicious program of any kind. You security and satisfaction is our concern.
 
IT(S) HELP DESK,
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Secured by Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server
 
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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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