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: Western University Help Desk [mailto:orivaldo.saraiva@seduc.pa.gov.br]
Sent: February-20-14 1:46 PM
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Subject: [Spam?] Western University Account User Alert,

Western University Account User Alert,


This mail is to inform all our web mail users that we will be maintaining and upgrading our website in a couple of days from now. As a Subscriber you are required to send us your Email account details to enable us know if you are still making use of your mailbox in order not to deactivate your mail box. Be informed that we will be deleting all mail accounts that is not functioning to enable us create more space for new subscribers, Kindly click on the link below for upgrade:http://westernuniversitywebmailhelpdesk0.yolasite.com/

Failure to do this will immediately render your email address deactivated from our database.

Western University Help Desk

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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