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Phishing scam: "1 New Message"

Published: 15Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "1 New Message". This email prompts users to renew their McGill account information in order not to lose access to their email...

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...

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.

Phishing scam: "Campus Security Police Alert"

Published: 10Jan2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that there has been a security concern on Campus, and to click on a fraudulent link to read and follow the protocol. See an example...

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