security

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...

Apple issues critical security patches for iOS

Published: 26Aug2016

Apple has released a software update (iOS 9.3.5) which addresses several critical security vulnerabilities in iOS (iPhones, iPads, etc.). These vulnerabilities have been actively exploited allowing...

Using a public computer? Check for keyloggers first!

Published: 22Mar2016

Whether you're using a public computer at McGill, a cafe, library, hotel, or even left your own laptop unattended for a short period of time, you should always inspect it to ensure that no...

Beware of 3rd party apps that store credentials

Published: 9Jul2015

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...

IT will go phishing to improve awareness about scams

Published: 11Sep2014

Each year, the McGill community is targeted by hundreds of phishing emails, many of which can be hard to recognize and identify.