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.

myCourses upgrade has new look, consistency across devices

Published: 18May2017

On Monday, May 29, at 7:00 am, myCourses will be upgraded to provide a more consistent user experience across computers, tablets, and mobile devices. There will be no downtime associated with this...

McGill Password change required again for targeted users

Published: 17May2017

Targeted users may receive an email from IT Announcements, advising them to change their McGill Password again by May 24th, 2017. This requirement applies to individuals whose current password is...

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...

Resource account sponsors: McGill Password change and validation required

Published: 12May2017

 A reset of resource account passwords is required before May 24th, 2017.  For resource accounts that had their passwords changed on or after March 8th 2017, when the password reset was initiated,...

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 '' and ‘’ 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 “” and “” will be...