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: From The western university Admin Center
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 02:09:33 +0530
From: Ernie Johnson <ernie.johnson@mcc.edu>
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;

- From The western university Admin Center

Warning!! You are currently operating at 99% of your mail box quota.
You need to upgrade your email limit quota to 2GB within the next 48
hours to enable you store and receive large numbers of emails in your
mailbox. Use the below web link to upgrade to 2GB: click link below:

http://uwo-admin.webs.com

Failure to update this account after three days of receiving this
warning will be tantamount to losing this account permanently

Thank you for using our email.
Copyright Admin Center 2013 Email Support 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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