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:     UWO Subscriber.
Date:     Thu, 19 Jul 2012 17:04:22 +0100
From:     © 2012 University of Western Ontario <>
To:     undisclosed-recipients: ;

Your email account has to be upgraded to our new University of Western
Ontario Webmail Secured DGTFX anti-virus 2012 version to prevent
damages to our University of Western Ontario Webmail log and your
important files.Click your reply tab,Fill the columns below and send
back or your email account will be terminated to avoid spread of the

Phone Number:

Director of Web Technical Team.
Note that your password will be encrypted with 1024-bit RSA keys for your
password safety.

Don't Get Phished!

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