Phishing email reported - January 13

Monday, January 13, 2020

What is happening? The email below was sent to userid@edu.uwaterloo.ca accounts some time this morning. Recipients are being asked to provide their SIN number and credit card information. If you have received the following email, do not click any links and do not reply.

Subject: Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has sent you an INTERAC e-Transfer - University of Waterloo 

Dear Student,<userid@edu.uwaterloo.ca>

Canada Revenue Agency has sent you an INTERAC e-Transfer(previously INTERAC Email Money Transfer).
Amount: $550.44 (CAD)
Sender's Message: Tax refund of $550.44 CAD from overpaid tax from year ending 2019
Expiry Date: 15 January, 2020
Action Required: To deposit your money, Start Claim

What should I do if I have received this email? Suspected fraud attempts should be reported to the Security Operations Centre at soc@uwaterloo.ca. Reports of successful fraud should be directed to UW Police Services at uwpolice@uwaterloo.ca.

Read more about cyber security best practices: https://uwaterloo.ca/cyber-awareness/
 
Questions or concerns? Contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357.

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