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: Webmail HelpDesk <>
Date: Mar 3, 2014 3:04:33 AM
Subject: Important Notice On Your Email Account
To: undisclosed-recipients:

Dear User,

We noticed that a different computer has tried to access your email
account but failed with wrong identity challenge during the process,
you now need to Re-Validate your account.

simply click to reply this message and enter your Username here (  )
And Password Here (  ) to Re-Validate your account.

Note: If failure to comply to this notice, we will be forced to
suspend your email account to avoid being used for fraudulent purpose.

Thank you for your understanding as we work together to protect your
email account.

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