email scams

RESOLVED: Security vulnerability in Zoom (Windows)

Published: 1Apr2020

UPDATE (April 2, 2020): The security vulnerability affecting Zoom has been resolved....

Phishing scam: Beware of phishing attempt leveraging COVID-19

Published: 19Mar2020

There is an increase in reports of malicious actors using the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in phishing campaigns and malware scams. There have been recent instances where phishing has been used in an...

Phishing scam: "A document has been shared with you."

Published: 20Feb2020

A phishing scam related to file sharing is currently targeting the McGill community. There are several variations, with different subject lines; however, they all contain the message "A document...

Phishing scam: Suspicious emails from McGill employees entitled "Quick Request"

Published: 18Feb2020

A variety of emails that look like they are coming from a McGill employee are targeting the McGill community.  Many have the subject "Quick Request" and ask if you are available.  If you reply back...

Phishing scam: "VoiceVoIP message waiting"

Published: 11Feb2020

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the title "VoiceVoIP message waiting".  The email indicates that you have new voice messages waiting.  See an example of the message to...

Phishing scam: "Files waiting"

Published: 28Jan2020

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the title "Files waiting".  The email indicates that your mail is on hold and provides a link.  See an example of the message to the...

Phishing scam: "McGill University Job Offer"

Published: 28Jan2020

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the title "McGill University Job Offer".  The email provides a link to apply.  See an example of the message to the left....

Phishing scam: From McGill Support about reaching your mailbox quota

Published: 13Jan2020

A phishing email scam is now circulating at McGill from McGill Support asking you to updated your email account. The email contains 2 fradulant links for you to click on. See sample image on the...

Phishing scam: "2019 payroll ready".

Published: 31Jul2019

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the title "2019 payroll ready".  It says that your "2019 payroll schedule calendar is now available" and provides a link to access it. ...

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