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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mcgill.ca IT"

Fri, 2014-03-21 11:40

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mcgill.ca IT", and Sender: "IT Services". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Source Site: /it

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mail News Update!"

Wed, 2014-03-19 12:51

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Mail News Update!", and Sender: "McGill University". A sample of the email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - Subject: "Tax Refund"

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:19

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Tax Refund", and purported to be coming from Canada Revenue Agency (info [at] cra-arc [dot] gc [dot] ca)

Please delete this email immediately!

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Phishing Scam - "IT SERVICE HELP DESK"

Tue, 2014-02-11 11:42

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "IT SERVICE HELP DESK".  A sample email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Source Site: /it

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Suspicious sign in prevented"

Tue, 2014-02-11 11:42

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Suspicious sign in prevented", and Sender: "McGill University". A sample email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Source Site: /it

Phishing email targeting McGill Faculty, subject: "New Library Resources for Faculty Members"

Tue, 2013-12-10 11:00

A phishing attempt is circulating with the Subject line: "New Library Resources for Faculty Members ", and Sender: "library [at] mcgill [dot] ca". A sample email is shown below.  

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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Warning: Phishing email targeting McGill Library users

Thu, 2013-11-14 12:07

A phishing attempt is circulating with the Subject line: "New Library System", and Sender: "McGill University Library". A sample email is shown below.  

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Warning: Phishing email with subject "WEBMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE"

Tue, 2013-10-29 16:38

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "WEBMAIL ACCOUNT UPDATE". A sample of this email is shown below.  

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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IT Security Alert: Financial Aid Email Phishing Scam

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:45

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Apply for Financial Aids", and Sender: "student [dot] aid [at] mcgill [dot] ca". A sample email is shown below.  

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

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Warning: Scam email entitled "Annual Form ..." contains virus attachment

Thu, 2013-10-10 11:29

An email is currently circulating with the subject: "Annual Form - Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicle on State Business" .  This message contains an attached .ZIP file that contains a virus.  If you receive this message, please delete it immediately

DO NOT open the attachment!

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