Fraudulent Email Alert – May 9, 2013

Fraudulent emails from The System Administrator Management Team requesting users to confirm their webmail accounts have been reported. The email suggests users reply to the email within 24 hours in order to confirm their webmail accounts.

Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information.

If you are affiliated with the University of British Columbia (UBC), 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 UBC 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 UBC CWL account.

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

From: Bell, Clois L [mailto:<removed>]
Sent: May 9, 2013 7:45 AM
To: Undisclosed recipients
Subject: Confirm Your Web Mail: Admin/Staff/Student/Employee

Confirm Your Web Mail: Admin/Staff/Student/Employee
Web mail Cleanup routine/upgrade… New mails will be Blocked and Filter. for safe please,
click on WEB MAIL CONFIRMATION. This has become necessary to serve you better, and it should be done with in 24hours.
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