About Phishing

Dont Take the Bait!

Phishing is a form of online identity theft that employs both social engineering and technical subterfuge to steal consumers' personal identity data and financial account credentials. (from Anti-Phishing Working Group )

Western will never send an email asking users to verify their username and password. When you receive these kinds of emails, please report them to ITS by forwarding the email with full headers to phishing@uwo.ca please see How Do I ... Forward With Full Email Headers or call the ITS Help Desk at x83800.


Don't Take the Bait

Current Phishing Activities

For a listing of Current Phishing Activities, see the Offical Email Activity page.

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