security awareness news
Each year, the McGill community is targeted by hundreds of phishing emails, many of which can be hard to recognize and identify.
An email is currently circulating with the subject: "WEBMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE". A sample of this email is shown below. Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.
IT Services is now offering a new antivirus and online threat protection software: Titanium Internet Security for Mac, available for all Mac operating systems from OS X 10.5.8 and up. This includes the latest version of Mac OS X 10.8. In addition to basic features such as protection from viruses, spyware, and malware, it can protect you from phishing scams, block / warn you about unsafe websites or links, and has customizable parental controls so you can restrict children’s Internet access.