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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: "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: "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...

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: "Very Your Email"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Very Your Email". The message claims that it will delete and close your Office 365 account within 24 hours unless you confirm...

Phishing scam: "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"

Published: 27Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box". The message talks about backing up your E-mail to Office 365and invites the...

Phishing scam: "Shared Important e-Documents attached to you"

Published: 27Sep2017

There are a variety of phishing emails circulating at McGill designed to look like valid document sharing notifications. One variation contains the subject "Shared Important e-Documents attached to...

Phishing scam: "The McGill University Update!!"

Published: 3Oct2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "The McGill University Update!!". The message states that the recipient's anti-virus expires in 1hr 35mins and asks them...

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