Fraudulent emails warning users that their email account has been infected by a virus have been reported. UBC never initiates unsolicited requests for usernames, passwords or any other personal information. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill out any online forms with your account information. Instead, please forward a copy of the email including full headers to firstname.lastname@example.org and then delete it from your Inbox or mobile phone. If you think you may have submitted your CWL or email account credentials, go to myAccount and login and change your password immediately. Please remember to notify email@example.com of the possible temporary breach of your CWL account.
For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email is included below:
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 05:33:18 -0500 (EST)
From: UBC WEB ADMIN <firstname.lastname@example.org%gt;
To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
Subject: Email Notification From Ubc.ca
Ubc.ca Security Alert,
A DGTJTO virus has been detected in your Webmail Account. Your Webmail account has to be protected to our new Secured VQZZF! Macafee anti-virus 2012/1013 version to prevent damages to our Database and your important files and messages. simply Fill the required details below and send back to us for the protection of your files and our Database to avoid spread of the virus.
Anti Virus Code:QQ1!76
Webmaster Webmail. Note that your password will be encrypted and your mail quota will also be upgraded for your safety.
Thank you for your cooperation,
UBC WEB ADMIN
Universidad de Oriente.Cuba:
*- Conferencia Sismos 2012. Mayo 2012.