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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:[Spam?] UPDATE YOUR UWO.CA ACCOUNT (WARNING)
From:"UWO.CA Help Desk IT Service" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date:6/6/2013 4:41 PM
Dear Email User;
This message is from UWO.CA messaging center to all UWO.CA account owners.
You have exceeded the limit of 23432 storage on your mailbox set by your
WEB IT-SERVICE/Administrator, and you will be having problems in sending
and receiving mails Until You Re-Validate. You have to update by clicking on
the below link and fill out the information to validate your account.
UPDATE YOUR UWO.CA WESTERN ACCOUNT
CLICK HERE: http://helper.formmule.com/form.php?id=WE2UqJgwskoeKYXR
Failure to comply with this immediately will remove your
access from our UWO.CA database.
UWO.CA Help Desk IT Service
System Administrator ®2013
Don't Get Phished!
Verify the authenticity of this message by checking the Official Account Related Emails Sent from ITS at
You can make sure that you are visiting the real page posted by Western ITS (and not a well-crafted forgery)
by hovering over the link and verifying that the site starts with http://www.uwo.ca/its/.