IT Alerts

Phishing scam: Re: Mcgill

Published: 27Sep2021

Beware of a recent phishing scam that is circulating with the subject line "Re: Mcgill". The email asks the recipient to click on a fraudulent link to manage their password.  See an example of the...

“Vacation policy” - simulated phishing exercise to raise awareness of cyber fraud

Published: 14Jun2021

Each year McGill users receive thousands of fraudulent email messages requesting that they click a link or download a file – this is known as “phishing”. Many people fall victim and provide...

Fun and games with cybersecurity

Published: 6Jul2021

There’s nothing fun about getting hacked, so IT Services is offering you ways to have fun learning to protect yourself. Our IT Security Awareness training has been loaded with three new games to...

Phishing scam: We received a request from you

Published: 10Aug2021

Beware of a recent phishing scam that is circulating with the subject line "We received a request from you". The email asks the recipient to “CLICK HERE TO VERIFY” on a fraudulent link.  See an...

Phishing scam: McGill University Job Opportunity

Published: 3Aug2021

Beware of a recent phishing scam that is circulating with the subject line "McGill University Job Opportunity". The email asks the recipient to “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” on a fraudulent link....

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: [name] is inviting you to collaborate on [mcgill username]

Published: 12Jul2021

Beware of a recent phishing scam that is circulating: It appears to be sent from a McGill user’s account with the subject "[name of McGill user] is inviting you to collaborate on [McGill username]"...

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