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:UWO.CA WEBMAIL
From:"UWO.CA WEBMAIL" <annualendupdat404@live.com>
Date:11/12/2013 1:18 PM
BCC:

UWO.CA  E-mail Notification
 
This message is from uwo.ca messaging center to all uwo.ca email account owners.
We are removing access to all our mail clients. Your email account will be upgraded to a new enhanced web mail user interface provided by uwo.ca.
 
Effective from the moment this email has been received and
response received from you.uwo.ca will discontinue the use of our uwo.ca mail and our uwo.ca mail Lite interfaces.
 
To ensure your e-mail address book is saved in our database.
Please click the reply button and enter your uwo.ca

username here :(             )
Password here :(              )
Future Password (            )
City :(            )
Country of Residence :(           )

And send it back to us, which will enable us to transfer your contacts to our new Web mail client database.
 
All e-mails will be safe in this transition! All your old email will still be there and you will have new unread messages waiting for you.
 
We are confident that you will like the new and improved web mail interface.

Failure to comply with this notice immediately will remove your access from our uwo.ca database.
Thank you for using uwo.ca.
 
Yours Sincerely,
UWO.CA  Web-mail Services

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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