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:  Please validate your Account to avoid deactivation
Date:     Thu, 17 May 2012 09:08:59 +0000
From:     Mason, Jonathan <jmason@towson.edu>
To:     Undisclosed recipients: ;

Dear User,

As part of our regular maintenance done on the exchange mail servers, Microsoft System Administration is currently working to improve on the security, functionality and performance of all our Microsoft Outlook Webmail Access Accounts as we periodically review certain Accounts which are vulnerable to Unauthorized Access or has not been used/accessed over a period of time will be deleted to conserve storage. However, your Account has been detected and queued up to be deleted from our DB. Please note that the mail in the deleted mailboxes will NOT be recoverable.

To remove this limitation and initiate your Account Update and activation process, please click here and complete the request Form.

Thank you for your co-operation
Webmail Management Team

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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