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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - November 25

25Nov201516:00
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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, November 25, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

Some IT Services unavailable due to maintenance

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Maintenance work will be performed tonight November 24, 2015 to correct issues that were encountered last week with some business and administrative IT services.

Lecture Recordings from Nov. 19 unavailable in myCourses

Lecture recordings from November 19 are not available in myCourses. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Published: 23Nov2015

Phishing scam with subject: "Compromissed account"

A phishing email has been reported with the subject "Compromissed account". It is signed from McGill's IT Service Desk, and urges the recipient to click a CHANGED PASSWORD link. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 23Nov2015

Phishing scam resurfacing: "Subject: McGill University Admin"

A phishing email is circulating which tells users that a virus has been spotted on "our Sever" and the user must take action to avoid shut down of their account. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 17Nov2015

Update: uPrint Anywhere issues

Update - Nov. 10, 2015:
To address the issue reported below, the uPrint service has been reconfigured so that the body of the email message is not sent to the uPrint system, and only attached files can be printed. See this announcement.

Published: 6Nov2015

Phishing scam: "McGill University Update"

A phishing email is circulating which tells users that a virus has been spotted on "our Sever" and the user must take action to avoid shut down of their account. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 2Nov2015

Phishing scam: "From: Royal Bank of Canada"

A phishing email is circulating which tells users to verify their information on a new secure server. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 30Oct2015

Share your phishing stories with us

Article from the McGill Reporter, posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

“I still don’t know what I clicked on or did. But for months now, people keep complaining about emails they get from me that I didn’t send. With links to strange websites.”

Published: 23Oct2015

Update for Mac OS X El Capitan fixes issues with Office 2016

Apple has released a new update, OS X 10.11.1, which addresses the previously announced compatibility issues with Office 2016. For more information, see the articles in MacRumors and ComputerWorld

Published: 22Oct2015

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