What the Truck?

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Why are Western students getting emails that claim to be from uwo.ca, asking for personal information about your Western email account?

This is a scam known as phishing. It occurs regularly. Similar to the emails received by the masses at Western last semester, the scam asks for your username and password claiming you will not be able to access your account should you not respond. Western’s Information and Technology Services advises students against providing password or username information to anyone.

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