Fraudulent Email Alert – Sept 16, 2013

Fraudulent emails appearing to originate from the IT Helpdesk, informing users to log into their email account, have been circulating; the email instructs users to sign in to update their passwords.

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.

From: []
Sent: Monday, September 16, 2013 10:23 AM
Subject: Warning: Security Maintenance

University of British Columbia is currently warning you that your passwords have reach his time-limit. For security purposes, please click on the link below to secure your email account.

Note: Failure to do so would affect access to His/Her email account from 19th of September 2013.