Fraudulent Email Alert – February 19, 2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the Webmail Upgrade Team claiming to have detected a virus in the user’s email inbox have been reported. The email contains a link for the user to an unknown website in order to regain access to 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:

From: Webmail Upgrade Team [mailto:<removed>]
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2013 02:18 PM
Subject: Electronic Solutions Schedule Upgrade 2013 (Very Important)

Message: Electronic Solutions Schedule Upgrade 2013

IMPORTANT WARNING MESSAGE FROM THE WEB-MAIL ADMIN TEAM, A 2013 DFXG Virus has been detected on your mail and your account will be terminated in a short time from our database.Please click on the below link or copy and lo-gin your full email address for maintenance and Virus Scanning, Very Important.

<link removed>

Thanks for your understanding and Co-operation.