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Public Display System unavailable 8am April 14 to 6pm April 15

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00 - Tue, 2014-04-15 18:00

The Public Display System will be unavailable from 8:00 am Monday April 14, 2014 to 6:00 pm Tuesday April 15, 2014 due to an upgrade to a new version of the underlying software and hardware.

During this downtime, display screens across campus will display a message saying that they are undergoing maintenance, and the Cisco Digital Media Manager interface will be unavailable to upload/change screen content.

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Heartbleed vulnerability

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:39

You may have become aware, through media or other means, of a computer security vulnerability called Heartbleed that is affecting networks around the world.

This bug, which has existed since late 2011 but was only widely recognized this week, makes password and other sensitive data vulnerable to theft.

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Campus & Residences Wireless maintenance: Thursday, April 10

Thu, 2014-04-10 04:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed on the campus & REZ wireless networks on Thursday, April 10, from 4:00 am to 7:00am. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for approximately 15 minutes during the maintenance period.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 23

Wed, 2014-04-23 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 23, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 16

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 16, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 10

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Thursday, April 10, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - April 2

Wed, 2014-04-02 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, April 2, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mcgill.ca IT"

Fri, 2014-03-21 11:40

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mcgill.ca IT", and Sender: "IT Services". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mail News Update!"

Wed, 2014-03-19 12:51

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mail News Update!", and Sender: "McGill University". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - Subject: "Tax Refund"

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:19

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Tax Refund", and purported to be coming from Canada Revenue Agency (info [at] cra-arc [dot] gc [dot] ca)

Please delete this email immediately!

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