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:Your Mailbox Have Exceed Limit
From:System Administrator <>
Date:Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:29:36 -0800 (PST)
To:undisclosed recipients: ;

Dear Account Owner,
Your mailbox have exceed 3.5 MB set by the administrator, you will not be able to send or receive mail except you revalidate your account by clicking on the below and complete the required details and click on finish button
System Administrator.


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