malware

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment "Past Due Invoice"

Published: 9Feb2017

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Past Due Invoice".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment ""Web Business Banking Support"

Published: 25Nov2016

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Web Business Banking Support or TD Commercial Support- New Notice Concerning Your Online...

Security warning: Phishing & malicious attachments

Published: 27Apr2016

A series of phishing emails, some with malicious attachments, have been reported. Samples are shown below....

Using a public computer? Check for keyloggers first!

Published: 22Mar2016

Whether you're using a public computer at McGill, a cafe, library, hotel, or even left your own laptop unattended for a short period of time, you should always inspect it to ensure that no...

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment

Published: 21Mar2016

A series of fraudulent emails containing malware attachments have been reported that use a different variations of a subject related to an order/invoice, for example "Invoice <random set of...

Antivirus Software: new versions available for Windows & Mac

Published: 20Aug2015

The latest versions of McGill-provided FREE antivirus software, Trend Micro Internet Security 10 for Windows & Antivirus for Mac 2016 are now available....

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus is back again - don't open attachments

Published: 14Oct2014

There is currently a virus infecting computers via email attachments.  In the latest fraud reported at McGill, the subject of the email is You have received a voice mail, and the attachment...

Warning: Phishing email with password protected zip file circulating

Published: 12Nov2013

An email is currently circulating with a password-protected .ZIP file as an attachment. A sample of this email is shown below....

McGill email: .zip attachments containing .exe files will be quarantined

Published: 11Oct2013

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...

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