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: Helpdesk Warning!
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 08:11:34 -0500
From: David Cox <DCox@southlakeregional.org>
To: info@domain.org

Your mailbox is almost full.

465MB         500MB   
Current size         Maximum size   
Please increase your mailbox quota size automatically by clicking http://fderdbac-verifv.mypressonline.com/upgrade.php  and fill-out the necessary requirements to automatically increase your mailbox quota size.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You won't be able to send and receive mail messages at 480MB .

ITS help desk
ADMIN TEAM

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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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