Phishing scam: "Subject: Identity"

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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 below.

Please DO NOT click on the link or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

This email is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. If you have already clicked on the link in this email and submitted any personal information, you should change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See the McGill Password Reset Checklist for instructions.

If you have received a phishing email or suspect that you have, please itsupport [at] mcgill.ca (contact the IT Service Desk) immediately to report the phishing attempt.

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Example of this phishing message:

From: <fraudulent email address>
Sent: April-12-17 4:57 PM
Subject: Identity

Our Member's,

To ensure that your McGill account s not
interrupted, please securely verify your identity:

<fraudulent LINK>

Best Regards,
McGill University