Fraudulent emails notifying users of a possible security breach of their email accounts have been reported. UBC IT 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 login account credentials, go to CWL 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:
From: Janice Nusbaumer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 05:57:12 -0500 (EST)
Helpdesk requires you to upgrade webmail by Clicking
This Message is From Heldesk. Due to our latest IP Security upgrades we
have reason to believe that your webmail account was accessed by a third
party. Protecting the security of your webmail account is our primary
concern, we have limited access to sensitive webmail account
features.Failure to revalidate, your e-mail will be blocked in 24 hours.
Thank you for your cooperation.
© 2012 Admin Help Desk.