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Phishing scam with subject: "Dear McGill account user"

Mon, 2015-11-23 11:58

A phishing email has been reported with the subject "Dear McGill account users". It is from McGill University Webmail and asks the user to click on a fraudulent link to increase their mcgill.ca e-mail quota. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam: "Compromised Account"

Wed, 2015-11-25 11:38

A phishing email has been reported with the subject "Compromised Account". It is signed from McGill's Information Security (InfoSec) team, and urges the recipient to fill out a form to unlock their account. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam with subject: "Compromissed account"

Mon, 2015-11-23 11:58

A phishing email has been reported with the subject "Compromissed account". It is signed from McGill's IT Service Desk, and urges the recipient to click a CHANGED PASSWORD link. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam resurfacing: "Subject: McGill University Admin"

Tue, 2015-11-17 10:05

A phishing email is circulating which tells users that a virus has been spotted on "our Sever" and the user must take action to avoid shut down of their account. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam: "McGill University Update"

Mon, 2015-11-02 11:20

A phishing email is circulating which tells users that a virus has been spotted on "our Sever" and the user must take action to avoid shut down of their account. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Share your phishing stories with us

Fri, 2015-10-23 14:55

Article from the McGill Reporter, posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

“I still don’t know what I clicked on or did. But for months now, people keep complaining about emails they get from me that I didn’t send. With links to strange websites.”

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Phishing scam: "Confirm Your Account"

Wed, 2015-10-07 14:08

A phishing email is circulating which tells users their mailbox limit has been exceeded, and emails are being rejected. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam - ITS Help Desk Alert

Wed, 2015-10-07 13:51

A phishing email is circulating which appears to invite the recipient to update their email account to take advantage of improved features. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Phishing scam - You have been selected to participate in a survey

Wed, 2015-09-09 16:03

Currently a phishing email is circulating, which appears to invite the recipient to participate in an anonymous survey about experiences with McGill University. 

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Antivirus Software: new versions available for Windows & Mac

Thu, 2015-08-20 16:30

The latest versions of McGill-provided FREE antivirus software, Trend Micro Internet Security 10 for Windows & Antivirus for Mac 2016 are now available.

If your personal computer/laptop isn’t already protected by antivirus software (or you’re using an older version), we urge you to install one of the new versions without delay!

All McGill University full-time faculty, staff, and students can download and install Trend Micro antivirus software for use on their personal computers.

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