phishing

Phishing scam: "Subject: Library Question - New Account"

Published: 19Apr2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users about access to their library account expiring due to inactivity. The email asks users to click on a fraudulent link to continue to have access to the...

Phishing scam: "Subject: Identity"

Published: 13Apr2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "Identity". The email asks users to click on a fraudulent link to security their identity. See an example of this phishing message...

Phishing scam: "IT-Service Password Update" (not from McGill)

Published: 7Apr2017

There is a phishing email circulating to McGill users, which tries to capitalize on our recent request for all users to reset their McGill Passwords. The email says "Your owa outlook Pass-word will...

Phishing scam: "Please Upgrade Your McGill University Account"

Published: 7Apr2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. The email asks users to upgrade their McGill university mailbox settings by clicking on a fraudulent link. See an example of this phishing message...

Phishing scam: "Re: Account Validation"

Published: 4Apr2017

There is a phishing email circulating with a fraudulent PDF attachment. See an example of this phishing message below.

Enhanced security on McGill Antivirus

Published: 4Apr2017

For the continual improvement to our IT security service, and to meet McGill’s evolving administrative and research security requirements, McGill IT Services will be upgrading the antivirus version...

Phishing scam: "Campus Health Issue Review"

Published: 29Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It prompts users to view or download a fraudulent PDF file about findings on campus health issues. See an example of this phishing message below. 

McGill Password - reset required

Published: 28Mar2017

Please note McGill required all users to reset their McGill password by March 28, 10:30AM EDT. If not done, your password has been automatically reset and will need to be changed. Visit www.mcgill...

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...

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...

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