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Maintenance of McGill backup system, Thursday, June 15, from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Published: 15Jun2017

Please note that the backup system will be unavailable on Thursday June 15, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for maintenance. The backup system will not be available for file backups or restores during...

Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 8Jun2017

There is a phishing email circulating advising customers that their library account has expired and that they must click on a fraudulent link in order to reactivate it. See an example of this...

Phishing scam: "RE: Timely Warning"

Published: 31May2017

There is a phishing email circulating asking customers to click on a link to restore their email access. See an example of this phishing message below.

Phishing scam: "Subject: Please find payment made in error and circle back"

Published: 23May2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users about a payment made in error to them. The email provides a link to download an attachment. See an example of this phishing message below.

Global Ransomware Attack - WannaCry

Published: 16May2017

An unprecedented cyber-attack, named WannaCry, began targeting Microsoft Windows users worldwide on Friday, May 12th, 2017. WannaCry is a type of malware called “ransomware”, which works by...

Phishing scam: "Subject: Chers clients du compte McGill"

Published: 12May2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users advising that they have exceeded their email account's storage capacity. The email asks users to click on a fraudulent link in order to expand their...

RESOLVED: uPrint system now available

Published: 11May2017

Update - May 11 at  10:57 am: The issues affecting uPrint have been resolved. You should now be able to print, copy and scan from uPrint machines....

Phishing scam: "Subject: Please Upgrade Your McGill University Account"

Published: 9May2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users about an update to McGill's email services . The email asks users to click on a fraudulent link in order to verify their account information. See an...

Termination of old 'staff.mcgill.ca' and ‘elf.mcgill.ca’ email addresses

Published: 3May2017

Over the summer McGill IT Services will be clearing out old email accounts, which have not been moved to Office 365. Email addresses ending in “@staff.mcgill.ca” and “@elf.mcgill.ca” will be...

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