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Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 3Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "Library Account". This email prompts users to re-new their McGill account information in order not to lose access to library and...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Help Desk” – this week’s featured module

Published: 22Feb2017

The SANS Video Library, a course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness  program, includes a set of short videos, newsletters, and links to resources concerning IT Security.  ...

Phishing scam: "Your McGill University account Expired...."

Published: 20Feb2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It prompts users to re-new their McGill University account certificate and to click on a fraudulent link to update their record. See an example of...

Security warning: Spam messages with offensive subject lines

Published: 13Feb2017

Several spam emails containing offensive subject lines and no content in the actual email body have been reported.

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment "Past Due Invoice"

Published: 9Feb2017

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Past Due Invoice".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Data Retention” – this week’s featured module

Published: 8Feb2017

The SANS Video Library, a course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos, newsletters, and links to resources concerning IT Security.  ...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “PCI DSS” – this week’s featured module

Published: 24Jan2017

The SANS Video Library, a course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos, newsletters, and links to resources concerning IT Security.  ...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Cloud” – this week’s featured module

Published: 10Jan2017

The SANS Video Library, a course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos, newsletters, and links to resources concerning IT Security.  ...

Phishing scam: "Campus Security Police Alert"

Published: 10Jan2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that there has been a security concern on Campus, and to click on a fraudulent link to read and follow the protocol. See an example...

IT Security Reminder: Log off after using computers on campus

Published: 9Jan2017

McGill IT Services would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of logging off from your Windows session on all campus computers, including podium PCs used during teaching...

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