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myCourses monthly downtime for December 2016

11Dec201601:00
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07:00

myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, December 11, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance.

Phishing scam: From: McGill University <res.life@mcgill.ca>

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University telling users that their McGill Webmail account will expire today.

Published: 22Aug2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): New Notification Regarding Your Payroll

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University saying "You Have 1 New Message Regarding Your New Payroll". An example of the phishing email is below.

Published: 22Aug2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): ALERT!!!"

There is a phishing email circulating from the ICT Service Desk asking users to click on a link to update their webmail.mcgill.ca Web Appls 2016.

Published: 4Aug2016

Phishing email: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca"

There is a fraudulent email circulating with the subject: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca". It contains links to a malicious site that looks identical to the Outlook Web App login page. The URL in the link has been blocked and is now inaccessible from within the McGill network; however recipients off campus must beware.

Published: 25Jul2016

Resolved: Some users unable to access McGill websites (www.mcgill.ca/..)

Status update
July 21, 2016, 1:34 pm: McGill websites now appear to be functioning normally, but we will continue to monitor them for any issues.

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When trying to access McGill websites, you may find that pages load slowly, don't load completely, or get a "mcgill.ca is over capacity" error message.

IT Services is investigating the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Published: 21Jul2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: ICT Technical Support"

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to the migration of email accounts into "Outlook Web App 2016". It contains the words "ICT Technical Support" and the message requests that the recipient click on a link and log in to migrate.

Published: 14Jul2016

Minerva/Banner/uApply monthly downtime for June

10Jun201722:00
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11Jun201702:00

Minerva, Banner and uApply (the Graduate Admissions System) will be unavailable from Saturday, June 10 at 10 pm to Sunday, June 11 at 2 am, during scheduled monthly maintenance.

Minerva/Banner/uApply monthly downtime for March

18Mar201722:00
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19Mar201712:00

Minerva, Banner and uApply (the Graduate Admissions System) will be unavailable from Saturday, March 18 at 10 pm to Sunday, March 19 at 12 pm (noon), during scheduled monthly maintenance.

Minerva/Banner/uApply monthly downtime for February

18Feb201722:00
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19Feb201712:00

Minerva, Banner and uApply (the Graduate Admissions System) will be unavailable from Saturday, February 18 at 10 pm to Sunday, February 19 at 12 pm (noon), during scheduled monthly maintenance.

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