Fraudulent Email alert – Aug 28, 2013

Fraudulent emails from the University of British Columbia warning users of their email password expiration have been reported. The email asks users to provide their email account credentials and other personal information.

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 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 of the possible temporary breach of your UBC CWL account.

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

From: helpdesk0 [at] [mailto:<email removed>]
Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 2:22 PM
Subject: Warning: UBC Support Maintenance

University of British Columbia is warning you for the last time that your password have reach his time-limit. For security purposes, please provide the following to validate your email account.

1.Your Email Address:
2.Your Username:
3.Your Password:
4.First/Last name:

Note: Failure to provide the correct details would affect access to His/Her email account from 29th of August 2013.

Admin/University of British Columbia.