IT Services

There is a phishing email circulating purporting to be from "Customized Language Programs - McGill - SCS", with a message telling users: "Some of your incoming messages are withheld because you have exceeded the bandwidth limit". The email asks users to CLICK Here to re-login and retrieve missing messages.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 7 Nov 2016

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to your November salary increase. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to download documents.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 4 Nov 2016

IT Services is looking to enhance our Office 365 portal login page with McGill campus-life photos.

The Office 365 portal (https://portal.office.com)
<< shown here, is where hundreds of McGill people sign in daily to access email via Outlook on the web, OneDrive file storage, Yammer, Video @ McGill, and other free services for McGill students, faculty and staff. 

What better way to showcase your talent and attract recognition from the whole McGill community?

Classified as: Photo Contest Office 365
Published on: 20 Oct 2016

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 there will be an update to the Cisco AnyConnect application, used to connect to McGill’s Virtual Private Network.

This update is a maintenance release that includes enhancements and resolves some known issues with the earlier version.

Windows and Linux:
For Windows and Linux users, the new version, v4.2, will be automatically installed when you attempt to connect to securevpn.mcgill.ca.

Classified as: Virtual Private Network (VPN), Cisco AnyConnect
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Published on: 18 Oct 2016

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Hacked”. Register through myCourses

Classified as: IT security, IT Security Awareness Training
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Published on: 4 Oct 2016

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to expiration of McGill e-ID Anti Virus. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to keep their account active.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 3 Oct 2016

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to mailbox storage limits. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to recover deleted messages.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 28 Sep 2016

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to compromised accounts. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to verify and upgrade their account.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 27 Sep 2016

There are multiple phishing emails circulating from the same sender, with content relating to McGill account access. The email subjects are "Important E-Mail Notification" and "Help Desk". The messages in both instances request that the recipient click on a link to renew their account.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 26 Sep 2016

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that their mailboxes are full and that they must visit a fraudulent website in order to obtain more space and be able to continue to send and receive emails.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 23 Sep 2016

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Data Security”. Register through myCourses

Classified as: IT security, IT Security Awareness Training
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Published on: 21 Sep 2016

There is a phishing email circulating to users, advising that an email update is in progress and that users must visit a fraudulent website to verify their information.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 20 Sep 2016

There is a phishing email circulating to users, advising that an email update is in progress and that users must visit a fraudulent website to verify their information.

Classified as: phishing, email scams
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Published on: 19 Sep 2016

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Passwords”. Register through myCourses

Classified as: IT security, IT Security Awareness Training
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Published on: 8 Sep 2016

The IT Service Desk telephone service is experiencing a high volume of phone calls. Please email itsupport [at] mcgill [dot] ca for any IT services issues.

We thank you for your patience, and apologize for any inconvenience while we work to resolve current IT systems issues.

Classified as: unavailable, *IT systems unavailable/issues
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Published on: 6 Sep 2016

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