Fraudulent Email Alert – March 22, 2013

Fraudulent emails purportedly from the University of British Columbia claiming that the user’s email password will expire soon have been reported. The email contains a link for the user to an unknown website in order to reset the password 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 security@ubc.ca 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 security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your UBC CWL account.

For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email in included below:

From: University of British Columbia [mailto:<removed>]
Sent: March-20-13 7:10 AM
Subject: UBC Web Services

Your email password will expire in less than one week.
Please click HERE <link removed> to reset your password.