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

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Subject: [Spam?] Mail Quota Exceeded
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 03:38:12 -0800
From: Mail <>

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit which is 20GB as set by
your administrator, you are currently running on 20.9GB, you may not be
able to send or receive new mail until you re-validate your mailbox.
To re-validate your mailbox please
Click Here
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