Fraudulent Email Alert – Oct 3,2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the University of British Columbia Email Team warning users of their email being accessed remotely have been reported. The email instructs users to visit a counterfeit website similar in appearance to the UBC Email website in order to configure and protect their email account.

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:

Sent: Thu 10/3/2013 5:01 AM

Dear User,
Someone recently tried to sign in to email 2 days ago. We prevented the sign-in attempt in case this was a hijacker trying to access your account. Please review the details of the sign-in attempt:

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 08:04:51 AM GMT IP Address: 23.xx.xx.51
Location: Arizona

If you do not recognize this sign-in attempt, You should click to further protect your account now.

Technical Support Team