Phishing scams based on document sharing: "Shared An Important Documentation (PREVIEW)"

Published: 8Sep2017

A recent batch of phishing scams prey on people who share documents through collaboration tools such as Office 365's OneDrive, D2, DropBox and others. One reported recently contains the subject ...

Phishing scam: "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"

Published: 15Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"". The message asks recipients to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo Mail by...

Phishing scam: "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"

Published: 27Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box". The message talks about backing up your E-mail to Office 365and invites the...

Phishing scam: "McGill University [validate your email]"

Published: 12Feb2018

A phishing scam is targeting the McGill community, with the subject "McGill University [validate your email ]". You are asked to click on a fraudulent link to update your Anti Virus and activate...

UPDATE: Webtop and UApply - problem resolved

Published: 22Feb2018

UPDATE 10:45 AM: Webtop can now be accessed and documents can be updloaded in uApply....

UPDATE: BitDefender Threat Scanner – Error message

Published: 6Feb2018

UPDATE: The resolution of this issue is in progress. More information will follow soon. Thank you for your ongoing patience.

WMS and WP downtime Mon Feb 26, 2018


There will be scheduled maintenance of the database servers for the Web Management System (WMS), and the evening of Monday February 26, 2018./itCategory: IT...

Data Privacy Cartoon Caption Contest

Published: 15Feb2018

How clever are you when it comes to data privacy?...

RESOLVED: Problem accessing Lecture Recordings from myCourses

Published: 19Feb2018

The problem reported earlier has now been resolved. Lecture recordings are once again accessible from myCourses....

Brown Bag Series - Microsoft Forms


This month’s edition of McGill's IT Services' Office 365 Brown Bag Series introduces you to Microsoft Forms.