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11.04.2016 Recent email from Amit Chakma

The subject of the email was: Private message from Amit Chakma.

The email addressed you by your email address, such as western.user@uwo.ca or userid@uwo.ca or firstname.lastname@schulich.uwo.ca, then asked you to read a secure private message from A Chakma. The link pointed at a non-Western website, and instructed to click on the link to read the message.
Please note that this email was NOT sent from President Chakma, and is a phishing attempt where the senders are attempting to obtain your login information for malicious purposes.

What do I do if I received the message?
1. Delete the message
2. Visit Cybersmart for additional tips on recognizing phishing: https://cybersmart.uwo.ca/secureemail/phishing/index.html
3. Pat yourself on the back for recognizing a phishing message and avoiding it

What do I do if I clicked on the link?
1. Change your Western Identity password as soon as possible
http://www.uwo.ca/its/identity/changepw.html

Should you have any questions regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact the Schulich Helpdesk at 519-661-2111 x81377 or helpdesk@schulich.uwo.ca.