IT security alerts

Phishing scam: "Subject: McGILL University is presently transiting from office365....

Published: 3Mar2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] aesd.net" with the subject "McGILL University is presently transiting from office365 to outlook web application (OWA)....

Phishing scam: "Subject: RE: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Information!

Published: 2Mar2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] monroe.k12.mi.us" with the subject "RE: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Information!". The email asks the recipient to...

Phishing scam: e-message from mcgill.ca Xerox Priority-Scanner

Published: 18Feb2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community from "mcgill.ca-Xerox-03 <xxx [at] nucleus.com>".  The message appears to be coming from a McGill Xerox scanner and includes a...

Phishing scam: "Subject: Raw Materials"

Published: 18Jan2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] est.ups.edu.ec" with the subject "FW: Raw Materials". The email asks the recipient to click on a fraudulent link "Check New".

Phishing scam: "Busy"

Published: 13Jan2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "chieffexecutivemanager [at] gmail.com" with the subject "Busy".  The example we received says, "Are you free to handle a task now?

Bitcoin extortion email scam - contact IT Service Desk

Published: 24Nov2020

Watch out for emails that claim they have stolen your password and hacked into your your computer to "watch" you and record your data. They typically threaten to send videos of you watching porn to...

Phishing scam: "Mandatory Training & Development"

Published: 4Sep2020

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating advising staff & employees to update their Discrimination & Sexual Harassment training, claiming that it is set to expire within the...

Phishing scam: Beware of Fraudulent McGill FB group

Published: 27Aug2020

There is currently a fake McGill Facebook website circulating that is targeting international students: ...

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