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Phishing scam: "Subject: Outlook/Login-Mail"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Outlook/Login-Mail". The message says that some incoming emails are blocked, and that you need to unlock them. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 1Jun2015

New sign-in page for Office 365 portal

Sign into McGill

As of Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at approximately noon, when you sign into McGill's OneDrive for Business or other Office 365 applications (via https://portal.office.com or https://outlook.com/mcgill.ca) you will notice a new sign-in page, instead of the small pop-up authentication window.

This change is being done now in anticipation of migrating the first batch of student and alumni email mailboxes to the Office 365 platform next week.

Published: 22Jun2015

NEW: IT Asset Management Regulation

McGill's Procurement Services, in conjunction with IT Services and Facilities Management and Ancillary Services, has introduced a new IT Asset Management Regulation, which aims to direct the University toward the sound management, longevity and optimization of IT Assets.  The regulation, now in effect, covers activities from the initial procurement of IT equipment, to usage and reuse criteria, through end of life management.

Published: 16Jun2015

Windows - unable to log on due to update

Due to a Windows update last night, some users may not be able to log on. They are stuck on 'Step 3 of 3'. To reach the log on screen, press CTRL + ALT + DEL.

Published: 12Jun2015

Summer 2015 myCourses minor upgrade

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A minor upgrade of the myCourses Learning Management System will take place from Sunday, July 12th, at 9:00pm until Monday, July 13th, at 1:00pm.

McGill MarketPlace (MMP) unavailable 3pm Wednesday, June 3 until 9am Thursday, June 4

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McGill MarketPlace will be unavailable between 3pm Wednesday, June 3 and 9am Thursday, June 4 due to maintenance.

Phishing scam: "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Dear mcgill.ca Email User". The message says that we are updating our email database due to upcoming firewall upgrade and that you need to revalidate your email account to avoid it being deleted. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 1Jun2015

uPrint - Campus printing maintenance Monday, May 25, 7pm

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uPrint, the Campus Printing service, will undergo maintenance on Monday, May 25 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, during which time the uPrint system will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes.  User

Phishing scam: "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended"

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Subject: Your Account will be Temporary Suspended". The message says that your mailbox is running out of data storage and will be suspended, and asks you to log on to a fraudulent website to upgrade / add more data space. A sample of the email is shown below.

Published: 20May2015

Price increase for uPrint campus printing

As of June 1, 2015 the price of printing impressions using the uPrint service will be increased to the following:

 

Monochrome impressions (prints and copies):

Published: 13May2015

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