phishing

Phishing scam: "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!". The message states that an update is being carried out for every Office 365 account and to...

Phishing scam: "Opportunity" from Mystery Shopper

Published: 18Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Opportunity", coming from MYSTERY SHOPPER/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT USA. The message says there is a mystery shopping assignment in...

IMPORTANT: Phishing fraud targets McGill users with access to financial data, via email and Skype instant messaging

Published: 15Sep2017

This message is sent on behalf of Ghilaine Roquet, Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-Principal (Information Technology Services)...

Phishing scam: "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"

Published: 15Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Account Suspended. Check Mailbox Now"". The message asks recipients to upgrade to the newest version of Yahoo Mail by...

Phishing scam: "Validation Required Within 48 Hrs"

Published: 14Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Validation Required Within 48 Hrs". The message asks recipients to update their contact information by clicking on a...

Phishing scam: "Email Update!"

Published: 12Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Email Update!" and signature "@Office.365 Email! member services". The message asks recipients to stop the process of...

Phishing scams based on document sharing: "Shared An Important Documentation (PREVIEW)"

Published: 8Sep2017

A recent batch of phishing scams prey on people who share documents through collaboration tools such as Office 365's OneDrive, D2, DropBox and others. One reported recently contains the subject ...

Phishing scam: "Notification: You have a new message!"

Published: 5Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Notification: You have a new message!" and signature "Accounts Team". The message asks the recipient to confirm a request...

Phishing scam: "RE: Agreement with Folder Share"

Published: 30Aug2017

Yet another phishing scam targeting the McGill community, during the start of term. The subject of this email is "RE: Agreement with Folder Share", and the body contains a link to OPEN FOLDER.  See...

Phishing scam with multiple subjects and senders: "Validate Your McGill Account" & "Important Alert"

Published: 24Aug2017

There are multiple phishing emails circulating from different senders asking users to click on a link to validate their email account. The link redirects to a fake login page. The email subjects...

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