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:update your (warning)
From:"UWO.CA Help Desk IT Service" <>
Date:6/7/2013 12:05 AM
To:Undisclosed recipients: ;

Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by your
Your account will be disabled if you do not update.

Mailbox size limits: Exceeded.

now. Click the link below and follow the instructions to upgrade to more
storage space.

Your account will remain active after you have confirmed your account

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