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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Login Error Detected"

Published: 7 Aug 2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Login Error Detected". Two samples of the email are shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See the McGill Password Reset Checklist for instructions.

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Example 1 of this phishing message:

We Have temporarily suspended your account
due to possible login errors detected on your account from an unrecognized
Device in Ukraine, Kiev (IP=93.73.119.62)
If you didn't do this kindly follow this link
<link removed> to recover your account
Sincerely,
IT Service Alert Desk

Example 2 of this phishing message:

Your account has been suspended Go to
<link removed> to recover your account
Sincerely,
IT Service Alert Desk

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