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

  Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 5:48 AM
To: John Rider
Subject: E-Mail Problem!!!

Helpdesk requires you to upgrade webmail by Clicking

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHFLendIYmVoWGs4QXg0YS1PbmFZMlE6MQ

This Message is From Helpdesk. Due to our latest IP Security upgrades we have reason to believe that your webmail account was accessed by a third party. Protecting the security of your webmail account is our primary concern, we have limited access to sensitive webmail account features.Failure to revalidate, your e-mail will be blocked in 24 hours.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Help Desk

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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