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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - October 5

5Oct201616:00
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18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, October 5, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

Phishing scam: "Subject: WARNING"

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.

Published: 27Sep2016

Phishing scam: RE:Account notice

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.

Published: 23Sep2016

Phishing scam: RE: Staff: New Email System Posted today September 21st, 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.

Published: 20Sep2016

Phishing scam: Subject: McGill Help Center

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.

Published: 19Sep2016

Minerva/ Banner/ uApply monthly downtime for September - cancelled

17Sep201622:00
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18Sep201612:00

The Minerva, Banner and uApply (the Graduate Admissions System) monthly maintenance scheduled for Saturday, September 17 at 10 pm to Sunday, September 18 at 12 pm (noon) was cancelled.

Email itsupport@mcgill.ca for any IT services issues

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.

Published: 6Sep2016

Issues accessing McGill websites (www.mcgill.ca/..)

Dues to heavy traffic, 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: 6Sep2016

Phishing scam: From McGill comptomised accounts

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University telling users that their email accounts will be suspended until they visit a fraudulent website. 

Published: 6Sep2016

Apple issues critical security patches for iOS

Apple has released a software update (iOS 9.3.5) which addresses several critical security vulnerabilities in iOS (iPhones, iPads, etc.). These vulnerabilities have been actively exploited allowing for remote installation of malware.

IT Services strongly recommends the installation of the latest patches to prevent a potential compromise.

Directions on how to install the latest software updates can be found at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204204

Published: 26Aug2016

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