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Phishing scam with multiple subjects and senders: "Validate Your McGill Account" & "Important Alert"

Published: 24Aug2017

There are multiple phishing emails circulating from different senders asking users to click on a link to validate their email account. The link redirects to a fake login page. The email subjects...

Network backup system unavailable Tuesday, August 22, from 5:30am to 9pm

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The network backup system will be unavailable due to maintenance on Tuesday, August 22, from 5:30 am to 9 pm. During this time files cannot be retrieved from the nightly backups./itCategory: IT...

Phishing scam: "You have a message from McGill Via Dropbox"

Published: 21Aug2017

There is a phishing email circulating asking users to click on a link to view files via dropbox that their Admin has shared.  The link redirects to a fake login page.  See an example of this...

Wireless network upgrade August 9

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McGill's wireless network will undergo a firmware upgrade requiring rolling downtimes on August 9 from 5:00 am to 8:00 am./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

Wireless unavailable at Roddick Gates & Crossroads

Published: 11Jul2017

Due to construction at the downtown campus, wireless coverage is unavailable at the Roddick Gates and the Crossroads (the main entry road and the road in front of the Three Bares statue).

RESOLVED: uPrint Anywhere service is now available

Published: 4Jul2017

Update - July 4, 4:00 pm: The uPrint Anywhere issue has been resolved....

CANCELLED: myCourses monthly downtime for July 2017

9Jul201701:00
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The myCourses scheduled monthly maintenance on Sunday, July 9, from 1 am to 7 am has been cancelled. See all scheduled monthly downtimes for myCourses./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

Malicious email from compromised McGill account - subject: "McGILLS"

Published: 3Jul2017

There is a malicious email circulating which comes from a McGill professor's account, which was compromised. It says that the sender has "shared an Important Document ..." and contains a link to...

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