Webmail account Validation for uvic.ca user(s)

This phish uses sense of urgency trick and demands action from the user. There is no reason for users to be clicking on links in such emails that have obvious phishing signs: there is no context as to why this email was sent, the sender is external to UVic, no signature and salutation, and the link given is external.

Never click on links given in phishing emails, always take a moment to look for warning signs in an email. Whenever in doubt confirm with helpdesk.

Phishing email with subject "Webmail account validation for uvic.ca user(s)" which has a phishing link to steal user credentials.

Subject: Webmail account validation for uvic.ca user(s)
Sender: ICANN Domain Validation <*****@nwebsupport.com>

Notice: This message was sent from outside the University of Victoria email system. Please be cautious with links and sensitive information.

Verify your email address

To continue using your email account (*****@uvic.ca), please verify that this is your email address.

[Phishing link]

This link will expire in 3 days. If you did not make this request, please disregard this email.
For help, contact us through our Help center[Phishing link].