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: Mail
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 1:41 PM
To: userID@uwo.ca
Subject: This Email Account [your userID@uwo.ca] Will Be Deactivated Shortly

Hello [your userID@uwo.ca],

Mail is holding the message you sent because your email address is not verified. Please be advised that your account will be deactivated shortly.

Please click on the link below. This will take you to a verification page. verification is a one-time process which takes only a few seconds.

verification: Verify Your Email ID Here Now

 

Please be aware that if you do not complete verification within 4 days, Mail will automatically deactivated this Email [your userID@uwo.ca].


Thank you,


Web Admin

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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