email scam

Phishing scam: "RE: ITSUPPORT"

Published: 28Jan2015

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "RE: ITSUPPORT". The message says that your email will be blocked and you are advised to verify your email account by clicking on a...

Phishing scam: "Subject: Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert."

Published: 22Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "Faculty And Staff Mailbox Alert.". The message says that your password will expire in the next 2 days and asks you to log on to a fraudulent...

Phishing scam: "Subject: IT Help Desk"

Published: 17Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "IT Help Desk". The message says that your webmail has exceeded the 95% quota threshold and asks you to click on a fraudulent link to upgrade...

Phishing scam: "faculty and staff mailbox alert!!!"

Published: 8Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line "faculty and staff mailbox alert!!!". The message says that your email password will expire and asks you to log into a fake IT Website. A...

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "IT Service Desk Support"

Published: 4Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "IT Service Desk Support". It contains a link that appears to re-activate your email account, but it goes to a completely different URL. A...

Phishing Scam from "Aircanada.com", Subject: Order #70189189901 successfully - Ticket and flight details

Published: 3Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating purporting to come from Air Canada, with the Subject: " Order #70189189901 successfully - Ticket and flight details". It asks recipients to download and print a...

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Library Account"

Published: 2Dec2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Library Account Access". It contains a link that appears to go to the McGill WebVPN, but it goes to a completely different URL. A sample of...

IT Security Alert: Phishing scam "Suspicious Activity - Security Email Alert"

Published: 14Nov2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Suspicious Activity - Security Email Alert". The message says that your account has been used from a different location, and you need to...

Email with subject "Internal ONLY" contains malware attachment

Published: 13Nov2014

A fraudulent email is circulating with the subject line: "Internal ONLY". It has a ZIP file attachment that contains a trojan malware.  Please DO NOT open the attached ZIP file. Delete this email...

IT Security Alert: Phishing scam targeting myMcGill portal

Published: 7Nov2014

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Portal Access". The message says that your portal access is expiring and offers a link to click. A sample of the email is shown below.

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