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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:Dear Account Owner!
From:Welcome To Uwo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date:4/30/2014 6:19 PM
Dear Account Owner!
This message is from WEBMAIL messaging center to
all UWO email owners. We are currently upgrading our
data base and e-mail center. We are deleting allunused UWO email to create
more space for new one.To prevent your account from closing you
will have to update it below so that we will know that it's a present
However UWO email system has been receiving
complaints from our customer for unauthorised use of the
UWO system email. As a result we are making
an extra security check on all of our Customer mailbox in
order to protect their information from theft and fraud.
You are advice to CLICK below link and fill the columns
Note : Incorrect information can lead to penalties, confiscation
or suspension of your account.
Thanks for your co-operation.
ITS HelpDesk Inc.
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/.