Fraudulent Email Alert January 6, 2011

Fraudulent emails warning users that their email account is being deactivated and directing them to submit CWL or login information have been reported. UBC IT never initiates unsolicited requests for usernames, passwords or any other personal information. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. Instead, please forward a copy of the email including full headers to security@ubc.ca and then delete it from your Inbox or mobile phone. If you think you may have submitted your CWL or login account credentials, go to myAccount and login and change your password immediately. Please remember to notify security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your CWL account.

For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email is included below:

—–Original Message—–
From: owner-host-master@interchange.ubc.ca [mailto:owner-host-master@interchange.ubc.ca] On Behalf Of Webmaster Helpdesk Support
Sent: January-05-11 2:46 AM
Subject: Technical Support

You have reached the limit of your email quota.
You will not be able to send or receive new mail until you boost your mailbox size.

Click the below link and fill the form to upgrade your account.
http://beam.to/Technical-Systemhelpdesk

Technical Support
192.168.0.1


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