phishing

Phishing scam: "1 New Message"

Published: 15Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "1 New Message". This email prompts users to renew their McGill account information in order not to lose access to their email...

Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 3Mar2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users with the subject "Library Account". This email prompts users to re-new their McGill account information in order not to lose access to library and...

Phishing scam: "Your McGill University account Expired...."

Published: 20Feb2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It prompts users to re-new their McGill University account certificate and to click on a fraudulent link to update their record. See an example of...

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment "Past Due Invoice"

Published: 9Feb2017

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Past Due Invoice".  A sample of one of the emails is shown below.

Phishing scam: "Campus Security Police Alert"

Published: 10Jan2017

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that there has been a security concern on Campus, and to click on a fraudulent link to read and follow the protocol. See an example...

Phishing scam: "Pending message"

Published: 19Dec2016

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that their incoming email messages are on pending status and to click on a fraudulent link to receive the messages.

Phishing scam: "Library Account"

Published: 9Dec2016

There is a phishing email circulating to users. It advises users that their library account has expired and to click on a fraudulent link to reactivate the account.

Security warning: Spam with possible malicious attachment ""Web Business Banking Support"

Published: 25Nov2016

A fraudulent email containing a possibly malicious attachment has been reported with the subject line "Web Business Banking Support or TD Commercial Support- New Notice Concerning Your Online...

Phishing scam: "incoming messages are withheld ... exceeded bandwidth"

Published: 7Nov2016

There is a phishing email circulating purporting to be from "Customized Language Programs - McGill - SCS", with a message telling users: "Some of your incoming messages are withheld because you...

Phishing scam: "Your November Salary Raise"

Published: 4Nov2016

There is a phishing email circulating with content relating to your November salary increase. The message requests that the recipient click on a link to download documents.

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