Fraudulent Email Alert May 25, 2012

Fraudulent emails warning users that their email account will be deactivated and directing them to submit their login information 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 security@ubc.ca 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 myAccount and login and change your password immediately. Please remember to notify security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your CWL account.

For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent emails are included below:

From: Mail [mailto:service@mail.net]
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2012 8:13 AM
To: recipient
Subject: Your Email [x] Account Deactivation

Hello [x]
Mail is holding the message you sent because your email address is not verified. Please be advised that this account will be deactivated shortly.
Please click on the link below. This will take you to a verification page. verification is a one-time process which takes only a few seconds.

verification: Verify Your Identity Here
Please be aware that if you do not complete verification within 4 days, Mail will automatically deactivated this Email [x].
Thank you,
Web Admin