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: Webmail Team [mailto:webcustomer344@outlook.com]
Sent: April 29, 2014 9:46 AM
Subject: Attention: Account Owner!!

Dear users!


Information Technology Services (ITS) is in the process of updating and maintenance of all
e-mail accounts provide the ability to store a large amount of e-mail traffic in your e-mail
account, you will not be able to send or receive messages, from 29th April 2014 to grow the
size of your mailbox and Your account has been identified as one of the accounts to be updated and maintained.


Please click on this link and follow the instructions:

Click Here!!


Minimum charge of his new e-mail account is set to 1000MB level.


WARNING! Account Holder refuses to update and maintain your account within 48 hours from receipt
of this notice can lose your account permanently.


Sincerely,

webmail.iwc.uwo.ca

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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