phishing

Phishing emails continue to circulate beyond the date initially published. Never click on any suspicious links.

To report a suspicious email, send it as an attachment to phishing [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Suspicious%20email, body: Please%20investigate%20the%20attached%20email%20as%20a%20possible%20phishing%20scam.)


Phishing scams target Quebec Universities

Published: 18Sep2019

Quebec universities are currently being targeted by phishing scams.  In most cases, in the from of an email that appears to be from a trusted source, requesting personal information that can then...

Phishing scam: "Document Pending"

Published: 6Sep2019

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the subject "Document Pending".  The email asks you to click on a fraudulent link to view your files. See an example of the email on...

Phishing scam: "McGill University Re-Evaluated and Up to Date Responsible Use of Technology Resources"

Published: 3Sep2019

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the subject "McGill University Re-Evaluated and Up to Date Responsible Use of Technology Resources".  This message also comes with an...

Phishing scam: "NEED A LOAN"

Published: 22Aug2019

There is currently a targeted phishing email circulating with the title "NEED A LOAN".  The email provides a link to apply.  See an example of the message to the left....

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. ...

Phishing scam: Suspicious emails that appear to be coming from a McGill employee

Published: 24Jul2019

A variety of emails that look like they are coming from a McGill employee are targeting the McGill community....

Email containing a Trojan virus: McGILL UNIVERSITY.pdf

Published: 4Jul2019

A malicious email, appearing to come from Principal Suzanne Fortier, is targeting members of the McGill community. It contains a PDF attachment that contains a virus. See a screenshot of what the...

Phishing scam: Beware of suspicious emails that appear to be coming from a McGill employee

Published: 2Jul2019

A variety of emails that look like they are coming from a McGill employee are targeting the McGill community....

Phishing scam: Important notice

Published: 28May2019

A phishing email is targeting the McGill community, advising users to authenticate their email accounts via a fraudulent login form.  View a screenshot of the login form to the left. The message...

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