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Phishing scam: "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User"

Mon, 2015-06-01 10:22

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User". The message says that we are updating our email database due to upcoming firewall upgrade and that you need to revalidate your email account to avoid it being deleted. A sample of the email is shown below.

Please DO NOT click on the link. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email.

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uPrint - Campus printing maintenance Monday, May 25, 7pm

Mon, 2015-05-25 19:00 - 20:00

uPrint, the Campus Printing service, will undergo maintenance on Monday, May 25 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, during which time the uPrint system will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes.  Users may be unable to send jobs to the print queue, release previously sent jobs, and/or copy.

If you do attempt to use the uPrint service during this time and find yourself unable to print or copy, we recommend waiting 15 minutes before trying again.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Phishing scam: "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended"

Wed, 2015-05-20 09:56

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended". The message says that your mailbox is running out of data storage and will be suspended, and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to upgrade / add more data space. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Price increase for uPrint campus printing

Wed, 2015-05-13 09:41

As of June 1, 2015 the price of printing impressions using the uPrint service will be increased to the following:

 

Monochrome impressions (prints and copies):

Letter and Legal sizes: from $0.063 per impression to $0.065 per impression
Tabloid (11 x 17): from $0.126/ per impression to $0.13 per impression

Colour impressions (

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Phishing scam: "Subject: RE: Faculty/Staff/ Student"

Tue, 2015-05-12 16:51

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "RE: Faculty/Staff/ Student". The message says that your mail settings are out of date and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to update your mailbox. A sample of the email is shown below.

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Beware of 3rd party apps that store credentials

Thu, 2015-07-09 10:41
Mobile App - Terms of Serivce

Did you know that many smartdevice applications are reliant on third party cloud services?

While many of these services appear to be secure, it is important to note some of the dangers of using them. As an example, in order to integrate your McGill account (mail, calendar, etc.), many online mail clients or account aggregators will store your McGill password on their servers.

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Web Conferencing Service (Adobe Connect) maintenance: May 11

Mon, 2015-05-11 07:00 - 12:00

The Web Conferencing Service (Adobe Connect) will be unavailable on Monday, May 11, from 7am to 12pm due to a scheduled upgrade.  

No conferences will be scheduled during this time.

 

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Event Capture and Broadcast / AV Streaming service (BCOOL TV) maintenance - May 8

Fri, 2015-05-08 09:00 - 11:00

The Event Capture and Broadcast / AV Streaming service (BCOOL TV) will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation on Friday, May 8, between 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The system will be unavailable during this period.

The Lecture Recording System will not be affected.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 30

Wed, 2015-09-30 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 30, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - September 23

Wed, 2015-09-23 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, September 23, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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