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Brazil 2016: Politics, Olympics Games, and Zika

Wed, 2016-06-01 15:42

Philip Oxhorn, Political Science, Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University

Professor Oxhorn is an expert in democracy, economic development and Latin American Comparative Politics. He can comment on social, political, and economic angles.

philip [dot] oxhorn [at] mcgill [dot] ca (English, Spanish)

 

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Zika Virus

Wed, 2016-01-27 08:59

"A new virus invading parts of Central and South America and now the Caribbean is causing concern among people living in and travelling to infected countries. Transmitted by the aggressive Aedes mosquito, the Zika virus has spread to at least 23 countries and will likely infect tens of millions of people in a few short years." (CTV News)

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Korean MERS outbreak should be wake-up call for world

Fri, 2015-06-12 13:55

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Warning: CryptoLocker Virus is back again - don't open attachments

Tue, 2014-10-14 14:20

There is currently a virus infecting computers via email attachments.  In the latest fraud reported at McGill, the subject of the email is You have received a voice mail, and the attachment contains the virus.

If you receive any emails containing .ZIP file attachments, DO NOT open them.

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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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Warning: CryptoLocker Virus infecting computers

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:31

Update - Friday, Oct 11, 2013:
To prevent the spread of CryptoLocker virus and other malware, McGill IT is quarantining all .ZIP attachments that contain .EXE files.

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Warning: Scam email entitled "Annual Form ..." contains virus attachment

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:29

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "Annual Form - Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicle on State Business" .  This message contains an attached .ZIP file that contains a virus.  If you receive this message, please delete it immediately

DO NOT open the attachment!

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