Fraudulent Email Alert: ATTENTION!! (c) MICROSOFT OUTLOOK- DEAR @ubc.ca ACCOUNT USER – June 28, 2016

Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information.  If you think you may have submitted your UBC CWL or login account credentials, log into myAccount and change your password immediately.  Also, please forward a copy of the email including full  headers to security@ubc.ca and advise of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can then be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.

 

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From: <email address removed>
Date: 2016-06-28 8:08 AM (GMT-08:00)
To:
Subject: ATTENTION!! (c) MICROSOFT OUTLOOK- DEAR @ubc.ca ACCOUNT USER

 

DEAR @ubc.ca ACCOUNT USER,

We received reports of user’s accounts been phished and Web Admin has started a quarantine. This maintenance will help us avoid this dilemma every day and with the new improved software it will provide our users with a new security system that will protect and prevent users’ account from getting hacked or phished.

We recommend that you update your account now to avoid termination or account de-activation.

UPDATE CLICK HERE <link removed>
As always, your privacy and security are of utmost importance to us. We apologize if you have experienced any difficulties due to this situation, and please know that our technical staffs are working to solve this problem.

Thanks for your anticipated co-operation,

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