email scams

Phishing scam: "You have a message" from Human Resources

Published: 10Nov2017

A phishing scam is targeting the McGill community, with the subject "You have a message". The example we received says, "You have a message from the Human Resources Department" and asks the...

Phishing scam: "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"

Published: 18Oct2017

There are multiple phishing emails targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"" and signature "IT Help Desk Office of Information...

Phishing scam: "McGill Incoming Mail On hold."

Published: 10Oct2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "McGill Incoming Mail On hold." and signature "McGillUniversity Team Privacy Policy | Customer Support, ©2017 Office 365...

Phishing scam: "Confirm your account."

Published: 6Oct2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject  "Confirm your account.". The message states that the recipient's account has been locked due to a verification process...

Phishing scam: "The McGill University Update!!"

Published: 3Oct2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "The McGill University Update!!". The message states that the recipient's anti-virus expires in 1hr 35mins and asks them...

Phishing scam: "Shared Important e-Documents attached to you"

Published: 27Sep2017

There are a variety of phishing emails circulating at McGill designed to look like valid document sharing notifications. One variation contains the subject "Shared Important e-Documents attached to...

Phishing scam: "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box"

Published: 27Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Office365 E-mail Verification On The Containment Box". The message talks about backing up your E-mail to Office 365and invites the...

Phishing scam: "Very Your Email"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "Very Your Email". The message claims that it will delete and close your Office 365 account within 24 hours unless you confirm...

Phishing scam: "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!"

Published: 20Sep2017

There is a phishing email circulating at McGill, with the subject "IT Security Shutdown. Re-confirm!". The message states that an update is being carried out for every Office 365 account and to...

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