Data Privacy

Enhanced anti-phishing and anti-malware protection to be enabled for the full McGill community

Published: 20Oct2022

On October 24th 2022, IT Services will be adding enhanced anti-phishing and anti-malware protection to your McGill email and Microsoft Teams conversations. Here are some details on what’s changing: 

Experts: Apple users can say no to being tracked with new software update

Published: 29Apr2021

Apple rolled out a software update for its mobile devices that gives users the option of stopping apps from tracking their location and sharing other identifying information with third parties....

Expert: “SIM Swapping”

Published: 22Jan2020

The scam, known as "SIM swapping," involves fraudsters moving or "porting" phone numbers to a new device and then gaining access to personal information through apps and other data. Researchers at...

Expert: Fake newspaper sites

Published: 30Jul2019

Two websites claiming to be the pages for newspapers located in Quebec are the latest in a series of fake sites.  The sites have extensive mastheads with staff titles, pictures and names.  Stories...

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