Beware of Latest UWO Email Phishing Scam

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From: Help Desk [] 
Sent: July-06-12 12:58 PM
To: Undisclosed recipients:
Subject: [Spam?] Update Account Confirmation.

Dear Webmail Account User,

Due to excess abandoned Webmail Account, Help Desk has decided to refresh the database and to delete inactive accounts to create space for fresh users. To verify your Webmail Account, you are required to click on the link below or copy and paste in a new web page, then complete the form available for this process.

Failure to do this will immediately render your Webmail Account deactivated from our system. Webmail Database refreshing shall commence once a response is not received within 48hrs.

Thank You!
Help Desk

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