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

Subject:Important Notice
From:"UWO.CA" <>
Date:10/9/2012 10:16 AM
To:Undisclosed recipients: ;

Web-mail center advice all email account users to
please respond to this mail.

We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center.
We are deleting accounts that are not currently in use to create more
space for new accounts. To prevent your account not to be truncated,
we advise you click or copy the link below and kindly fill out the
information required;

Click Here:

We Sincerely Apologies for this Inconvenience.
IT Service!
System Administrator®
Upgrade Your Account!

Don't Get Phished!

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