email scams

Phishing scam: "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"

Published: 27Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box". The message talks about backing up your E-mail to Office 365and invites the...

Phishing scam: "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!". The message states that an update is being carried out for every Office 365 account and to...

Phishing scam: "Very Your Email"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Very Your Email". The message claims that it will delete and close your Office 365 account within 24 hours unless you confirm...

Phishing scam: "Opportunity" from Mystery Shopper

Published: 18Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Opportunity", coming from MYSTERY SHOPPER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT USA. The message says there is a mystery shopping assignment in...

Phishing scam: "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"

Published: 15Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"". The message asks recipients to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo Mail by...

Phishing scam: "Validation Required Within 48 Hrs"

Published: 14Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Validation Required Within 48 Hrs". The message asks recipients to update their contact information by clicking on a...

Phishing scam: "Email Update!"

Published: 12Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Email Update!" and signature "@Office.365 Email! member services". The message asks recipients to stop the process of...

Phishing scams based on document sharing: "Shared An Important Documentation (PREVIEW)"

Published: 8Sep2017

A recent batch of phishing scams prey on people who share documents through collaboration tools such as Office 365's OneDrive, D2, DropBox and others. One reported recently contains the subject ...

Phishing scam: "Notification: You have a new message!"

Published: 5Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Notification: You have a new message!" and signature "Accounts Team". The message asks the recipient to confirm a request...

Phishing scam: "RE: Agreement with Folder Share"

Published: 30Aug2017

Yet another phishing scam targeting the McGill community, during the start of term. The subject of this email is "RE: Agreement with Folder Share", and the body contains a link to OPEN FOLDER.  See...

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