CryptoLocker

Security warning: Phishing & malicious attachments

Published: 27Apr2016

A series of phishing emails, some with malicious attachments, have been reported. Samples are shown below....

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment

Published: 21Mar2016

A series of fraudulent emails containing malware attachments have been reported that use a different variations of a subject related to an order/invoice, for example "Invoice <random set of...

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus is back again - don't open attachments

Published: 14Oct2014

There is currently a virus infecting computers via email attachments.  In the latest fraud reported at McGill, the subject of the email is You have received a voice mail, and the attachment...

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus infecting computers

Published: 10Oct2013

Update - Friday, Oct 11, 2013:To prevent the spread of CryptoLocker virus and other malware, McGill IT is quarantining all .ZIP attachments that contain .EXE files. See related announcement. ...