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: supports@uwo.ca [mailto:pengyanw@buffalo.edu]
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2014 12:30 PM
To: liaison@uwo.ca
Subject: Message from UWO.CA Email Support

Dear uwo.ca User,

Due to the newest upgrade to our database, we have placed your four incoming mails on pending status .

 
In Order to receive the four new messages click here to login and wait for response from our email support team.

We sincerely apologise for any inconveniences and appreciate your understanding.

Western University Email Service

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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