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Warning: Phishing email targeting McGill Library users

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Published: 14 Nov 2013

A phishing attempt is circulating with the Subject line: "New Library System", and Sender: "McGill University Library". A sample email is shown below.  

A phishing attempt is circulating with the Subject line: "New Library System", and Sender: "McGill University Library". A sample email is shown below.  

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

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. Whenever new systems are implemented at McGill, we notify the community in advance by means of published announcements through the Public Display Screens, McGill Web Managment System, myMcGill, and so forth. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on any of the links in this email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See Change your McGill Password for instructions.

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Sample phishing email: 

Subject: New library system

Dear All Members of the University of McGill

We are experiencing a problem in the our server that all members need to re-activate their library account. This is due to the implementation of a new library system. All faculty, staff and students are required to complete their registration. Please visit this page to activate your library account.

Sincerely,

Carole Urbain

Director, Academic Affairs

McGill University Library 

3459 McTavish Street

Montréal, Québec, Canada

H3A 0C9

Tel.: 514-398-4677

Fax: 514-398-7356

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