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

From: Western University <jackmw@cableone.net>
Date: March 1, 2014 at 5:50:13 PM EST
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
Subject: Emergency Notice

Dear Webmail subscriber,

We have been notified that your email address has been used in sending spam messages probable by an hacker.we have currently have limited access to your account until you prove the email property .To confirm the property and reactivate your account,click here

Webmaster

Don't Get Phished!

Verify the authenticity of this message by checking the Official Account Related Emails Sent from ITS at
http://www.uwo.ca/its/accounting/official-email/phishing/index.html
.
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/.

 

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