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Faculty & Staff email move to Office 365

IT Services is in the process of moving all McGill faculty and staff mailboxes and resource accounts from McGill’s central email server to Exchange Online. We're now about half-way through the university and expect to be completed by the end of August.

Please visit the IT Knowledge Base and familiarize yourself with these articles:

Published: 6Jul2016

McGill Software site unavailable Wednesday, September 7, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am

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The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 for approximately 2 hours, from 8:30 am to

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Mobile Device Security” – this week’s featured module

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Mobile Device Security”. Register through myCourses

Published: 29Aug2016

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

myCourses monthly downtime for January 2017

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myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, January 8, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance.

myCourses monthly downtime for December 2016

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myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, December 11, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance.

myCourses monthly downtime for November 2016

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myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, November 13, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance.

myCourses monthly downtime for October 2016

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myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, October 9, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance.

Phishing scam: From: McGill University <res.life@mcgill.ca>

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University telling users that their McGill Webmail account will expire today.

Published: 22Aug2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): New Notification Regarding Your Payroll

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University saying "You Have 1 New Message Regarding Your New Payroll". An example of the phishing email is below.

Published: 22Aug2016

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