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

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.