Beware of Latest UWO Email Phishing Scam

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Subject:Illegal Sign-in Alert
From:ITS Help Desk <wthan@cogeco.ca>
Date:4/5/2014 7:08 PM
BCC:

  ITS Help Desk
 
Illegal Sign-in Alert
 
We ITS have noticed series of login attempt to your Gorge account from an
 
unrecognized device today Saturday 05, April 2014 11:45 am MST from Pakistan.  
 
Was this you? If so, you need to pass ITS Help Desk second sign-in verification thereof. However,
 
if this wasn't you, please follow the link below to keep your e-mail account by signing in to verify and
 
confirm that your account details are unconpromised:
 
http://supauthen.atwebpages.com/de-login.php
 
We shall continually notify you whenever there’s any security compromise
on your account.
Thank you.
 
ITS Help Desk
 
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