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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
Subject: Dear Uwo.ca Users
From: "Uwo.ca Service" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 22:06:05 +0100
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
This message is from our uwo.ca database message center to all our email accounts users. We are conducting a maintenance exercise which is to update uwo.ca
webmail database and central email account.
The exercise involves the deactivation of dormant/unused accounts, invalid e-mail to make room for further improvement. To confirm the validity of your email and to prevent
account deactivation, you are advice to upgrade your account immediately to prevent deactivation of the account, and you are to reply with your complete
Date of Birth:
Warning! account owners are expected to update their accounts within 3 working days after receipt of this notice. Failure to comply with this notice within the stipulated time
will face the risk of losing his/her account.
Copyright © 2011 Uwo.ca All rights reserved.
Don't Get Phished!
Verify the authenticity of this message by checking the Official Account Related Emails Sent from ITS at
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/.