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Enhanced security on McGill Network

Published: 9Mar2017

For the continual improvement to our network service, and to meet McGill’s evolving administrative and research security requirements, McGill IT Services will be increasing network filtering...

RESOLVED: Wired and wireless network unavailable at University Centre (Shatner) and McTavish buildings

Published: 6Mar2017

Network access was restored in Peterson Hall, University Centre and other buildings on McTavish, as of early Tuesday morning, March 7....

Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 3Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "Library Account". This email prompts users to re-new their McGill account information in order not to lose access to library and...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Help Desk” – this week’s featured module

Published: 22Feb2017

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

Phishing scam: "Your McGill University account Expired...."

Published: 20Feb2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It prompts users to re-new their McGill University account certificate and to click on a fraudulent link to update their record. See an example of...

uApply maintenance downtime - Tuesday, Feb 21

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Please note that uApply (the Graduate Admissions System) will be unavailable for approximately 1/2 an hour on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 8:00 am to 8:30 am for special maintenance activities....

Security warning: Spam messages with offensive subject lines

Published: 13Feb2017

Several spam emails containing offensive subject lines and no content in the actual email body have been reported.

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment "Past Due Invoice"

Published: 9Feb2017

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Past Due Invoice".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Data Retention” – this week’s featured module

Published: 8Feb2017

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

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