security awareness

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...

Telltale signs of phishing

If you look at the samples above, you'll see that it can be hard to distinguish a scam/phishing email from a legitimate one. Scammers can easily reuse legitimate emails (and just replace the links)...

Warning: Phishing email with subject "WEBMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE"

Published: 29Oct2013

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "WEBMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE". A sample of this email is shown below.   Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

Mac users: Titanium Internet Security is now available for download

Published: 16Nov2012

IT Services is now offering a new antivirus and online threat protection software: Titanium Internet Security for Mac, available for all Mac operating systems from OS X 10.5.8 and up. This includes...

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.

Cyber Security Workshop: Access Control Management & Cloud Storage

25Oct201213:00
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During the month of October 2012, Information Security is offering a series of security workshops for students, faculty and staff./itCategory: IT Services

Cyber Security Workshop: Access Control Management & Cloud Storage

25Oct201213:00
to
14:00

During the month of October 2012, Information Security is offering a series of security workshops for students, faculty and staff./itCategory: IT Services

Cyber Security Workshop: Access Control Management & Cloud Storage

24Oct201212:00
to
13:00

During the month of October 2012, Information Security is offering a series of security workshops for students, faculty and staff./itCategory: IT Services

Cyber Security Workshop: IT Security Best Practices

18Oct201213:00
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During the month of October 2012, Information Security is offering a series of security workshops for students, faculty and staff./itCategory: IT Services

Cyber Security Workshop: IT Security Best Practices

17Oct201212:00
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During the month of October 2012, Information Security is offering a series of security workshops for students, faculty and staff./itCategory: IT Services

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