email scams

Phishing scam related to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Published: 3Jun2021

Beware of a recent phishing scam that is circulating from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with the subject "Constant Contact".  The email asks the recipient to click on...

Phishing scam related to migrating to the New 2021 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal

Published: 31May2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community from J.D. xxxx, Prof. asking you to migrate to the New 2021 Microsoft Outlook Web Portal.  See an example of the message to the left. The...

Phishing scam: "Login Attempt"

Published: 30Apr2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community with the subject "Login Attempt".  See an example of the message to the left. The example we received says,...

Phishing scam: "Subject: RE: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Information!

Published: 2Mar2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] monroe.k12.mi.us" with the subject "RE: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Information!". The email asks the recipient to...

Phishing scam: "Busy"

Published: 13Jan2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "chieffexecutivemanager [at] gmail.com" with the subject "Busy".  The example we received says, "Are you free to handle a task now?

Phishing scam: "Subject: Raw Materials"

Published: 18Jan2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] est.ups.edu.ec" with the subject "FW: Raw Materials". The email asks the recipient to click on a fraudulent link "Check New".

Phishing scam: "Subject: McGILL University is presently transiting from office365....

Published: 3Mar2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, from "xxxxx [at] aesd.net" with the subject "McGILL University is presently transiting from office365 to outlook web application (OWA)....

Phishing scam: e-message from mcgill.ca Xerox Priority-Scanner

Published: 18Feb2021

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community from "mcgill.ca-Xerox-03 <xxx [at] nucleus.com>".  The message appears to be coming from a McGill Xerox scanner and includes a...

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