IT Services

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Web Business Banking Support or TD Commercial Support- New Notice Concerning Your Online Security".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

Classified as: malware, phishing, trojans, email scams
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Published on: 25 Nov 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: “Encryption”. Register through myCourses

Classified as: IT security, IT Security Awareness Training
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Published on: 24 Nov 2016

Beginning November 23rd 2016, an automated email will be sent out whenever a change is made to sensitive data in your McGill record, including: SIN, Minerva PIN or Security Question, address, telephone number, payroll or student-related bank account information. Read More.

Classified as: anti-phishing, personal data
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Published on: 24 Nov 2016

Don’t miss out on the Web Service Group’s next special presentation: Power Tools in the WMS.  

Only 8 spots remaining for this popular event as of this posting so hurry if you’d like to reserve one of the last seats available!

Come see some of the powerful tools in the Web Management System – tools that allow you to build dynamic websites easily and effectively.

Classified as: Web Management System (WMS)
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Published on: 21 Nov 2016

Starting on November 17, the IT Services 2016 survey for students will be open for submissions. All students (Undergrad, Grad, Continuing Studies, etc.) may participate in this survey. Some of you may have already received an invitation by email.

Let us know how we’re doing and how we can continue to improve your experience with the IT services and technologies you use. 

Go to survey >>

 

Classified as: Survey 2016
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Published on: 17 Nov 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: “Privacy”. Register through myCourses

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

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

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