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

Subject: 	WARNING!!
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 18:30:14 +0100
From: De-activation <>
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;

Dear Uwo.Ca Customer,

Due to database maintenance equipment that is happening in our
<> message center. Our message center must be reset due to
the large number of spam messages we receive daily. The maintenance of
quarantine will help us avoid this dilemma every day and with the new
improved software will provides our users with a <>
system and new security system from hackers to protect our users from
getting their accounts being hacked.

To validate your mailbox, kindly visit our _*Uwo.Ca Accounts
Validation Form.*_

and fill out the account validation form to validate your uwo.cae
powered account:

WARNING!! Account owner that refuses to update his/her account after
five (5) days of receipt of the notification of this update, your
account will be excluded permanently from our <>
Database we will not be responsible for the loss of your account.

Thanks for your anticipated co-operation,

Don't Get Phished!

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