Fraudulent emails purportedly from the University of British Columbia claiming that the user’s email password has expired 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com of the possible temporary breach of your UBC CWL account.
For your reference, a copy of the fraudulent email in included below:
From: techhelp@ [mailto:<removed>]
Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:11 AM
Subject: WEBNEWS EMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE
University of British Columbia is currently warning you that your password have reach his time-limit. For security purposes, you are required to click the link below and fill the information.
Note: Failure to follow the above instruction would affect access to His/Her email account from 20th of April 2013.
Admin/University of British Columbia.