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". A sample of one of the emails is shown below.
Please DO NOT open the attachment or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.
The email attachment may contain dangerous malware that will lock up the files on your computer and can spread to the network. If you have already opened the attachment, you should contact your IT Administrator immediately! If you don't know who your IT Administrator is, contact the IT Service Desk.
- How to report suspicious emails to the IT Service Desk
- IT Security Awareness Online Course - Focus on Phishing
- Phishing scams and how to protect yourself
- Stay Safe Online
- Stay safe when using your mobile device
Example of one of these fraudulent messages:
To avoid any disruption to your Web Business Banking service, we encourage you to upgrade immediately. You are only able to use your existing security device until November 5th 2016. Effective November 6th 2016, you will be required to log on to your Web Business Banking with the new synchronized master key.
Your online security is our priority, for more detailed information please see the attached PDF document enclosed.
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
TD Commercial Services
Web Business Operations