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:     Warning!! (MAIL-BOX OVER QUOTA)
Date:     Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:44:36 +0530
From:     ''Wemail Administrator'' <jamend@bgsu.edu>
Reply-To:     IT.Help.Desk@uwo.ca
To:     Recipients <jamend@bgsu.edu>


Attention Student/Faculty & Staff:

We have upgraded to 500 MB Email Space, login into your account to confirm
if your account is still active. Click the link below to login into your
account for confirmation and upgrade.

https://www.formpayment.com/forms/view.php?id=43262

We have send you this upgrade notification times without number, and you
have refuse to upgrade your user, note that failure to upgrade  this time,
would result to termination of your user account. Thank you!!!

Email Administrator.

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http://www.uwo.ca/its/accounting/official-email/phishing/index.html
.
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by hovering over the link and verifying that the site starts with http://www.uwo.ca/its/.

 

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