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

Subject: Help Desk
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:09:06 +0100
From: @Help-Desk <>
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;

You are required to provide your username and password to upgrade to the
new 500MB of space by clicking on the LINK or your account will be
deleted from our database
within the next 48 hours.

Don't Get Phished!

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