Beginning on December 12, 2013, McGill's Anti-spam system will prepend a notice to warn you when an email cannot be scanned; this is in addition to changing the Subject of the email, which is the current practice. The prepended notice will also contain a brief description of shy the email could not be scanned.
There are a few reasons why email messages cannot be scanned by the Antispam system, including if the email:
- is encrypted and password-protected or it contains an attachment that is password-protected.
- contains an attachment th
Due to the continued threat of Cryptolocker and other similar malware infecting computers on campus, all email messages containing .zip attachments with an executable (.exe) file will be flagged as spam and quarantined by the Anti-Spam Service. Emails that are quarantined are not delivered to your Inbox.