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Malicious email from compromised McGill account - subject: "McGILLS"

Published: 3Jul2017

There is a malicious email circulating which comes from a McGill professor's account, which was compromised. It says that the sender has "shared an Important Document ..." and contains a link to...

RESOLVED: FAMIS now available

Published: 19Jun2017

Update - June 15 at 4:15 pm: The issues affecting FAMIS have been resolved. You should now be able to access the system....

Maintenance of McGill backup system, Thursday, June 15, from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Published: 15Jun2017

Please note that the backup system will be unavailable on Thursday June 15, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for maintenance. The backup system will not be available for file backups or restores during...

Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 8Jun2017

There is a phishing email circulating advising customers that their library account has expired and that they must click on a fraudulent link in order to reactivate it. See an example of this...

New role in the WMS: Site Administrator

Published: 8Jun2017

A new role, Site Administrator, has been added to the McGill Web Management System (WMS)....

Upcoming WMS feature: Channels Event Search

Published: 8Jun2017

The Web Service Group is working to make it easier for visitors to find and view events on WMS sites, similar to what is on www.mcgill.ca/music/events....

Phishing scam: "RE: Timely Warning"

Published: 31May2017

There is a phishing email circulating asking customers to click on a link to restore their email access. See an example of this phishing message below.

Phishing scam: "Subject: Please find payment made in error and circle back"

Published: 23May2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users about a payment made in error to them. The email provides a link to download an attachment. See an example of this phishing message below.

McGill Password change required again for targeted users

Published: 17May2017

Targeted users may receive an email from IT Announcements, advising them to change their McGill Password again by May 24th, 2017. This requirement applies to individuals whose current password is...

Global Ransomware Attack - WannaCry

Published: 16May2017

An unprecedented cyber-attack, named WannaCry, began targeting Microsoft Windows users worldwide on Friday, May 12th, 2017. WannaCry is a type of malware called “ransomware”, which works by...

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