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 contains the virus.
If you receive any emails containing .ZIP file attachments, DO NOT open them.
An email is currently circulating with a password-protected .ZIP file as an attachment. A sample of this email is shown below.
Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.
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.
An email is currently circulating with the subject: "Annual Form - Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicle on State Business" . This message contains an attached .ZIP file that contains a virus. If you receive this message, please delete it immediately.
DO NOT open the attachment!