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:Account Upgrade
From:Help Desk <>
Date:Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:33:34 +0100
To:undisclosed-recipients: ;

We have upgraded to 500MB 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.

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

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