Phishing scam: *****Mail Notification: 7/20/2022

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Published: 20Jul2022
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There is a phishing email circulating with the subject *****Mail Notification: 7/20/2022 [time of day]. The message indicates that there are unread Microsoft 365 messages that have not reached you and there is a button to "release messages". See an example of the message to the left.

Please DO NOT click the button, a link or reply to the message. Delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

This email is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. If you have already clicked on the link in this email and submitted any personal information, you should change your McGill Password as soon as possible. See the McGill Password Reset Checklist for instructions.

If you have received a phishing email or suspect that you have, please report it, by sending the message as an attachment to phishing [at] mcgill.ca immediately.

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