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Warning: Phishing email with password protected zip file circulating

Tue, 2013-11-12 11:34

An email is currently circulating with a password-protected .ZIP file as an attachment. A sample of this email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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Antivirus Software Update: Trend Titanium Internet Security 2014

Wed, 2013-10-30 11:45

Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2014 is now available for Windows and Mac, for home use. This antivirus software is provided by McGill, free for full-time students, faculty and staff to install on their personal computers. Find information and instructions at: http://kb.mcgill.ca/it/antivirus  

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McGill email: .zip attachments containing .exe files will be quarantined

Fri, 2013-10-11 16:19

Due to the continued threat of Cryptolocker and other similar malware infecting computers on campus, all email messages containing .zip attachments with an executable (.exe) file will be flagged as spam and quarantined by the Anti-Spam Service. Emails that are quarantined are not delivered to your Inbox.

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Mac users: Titanium Internet Security is now available for download

Fri, 2012-11-16 16:31

IT Services is now offering a new antivirus and online threat protection software: Titanium Internet Security for Mac, available for all Mac operating systems from OS X 10.5.8 and up. This includes the latest version of Mac OS X 10.8.

In addition to basic features such as protection from viruses, spyware, and malware, it can protect you from phishing scams, block / warn you about unsafe websites or links, and has customizable parental controls so you can restrict children’s Internet access.

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