email scams

Phishing scam: "An email update"

Published: 5Apr2018

There is currently a phishing scam targeting the McGill community with the email subject "An email update". The email contains a link to a fake security protocol readers are asked to follow. The...

Phishing scam: "IT DESK: Police Emergency Scare on Campus"

Published: 28Mar2018

There is currently a phishing scam targeting the McGill community with the email subject "IT DESK: Police Emergency Scare on Campus". The email contains a link to a fake security protocol readers...

NOT a phishing scam: "Survey on the McGill Brand"

Published: 20Mar2018

On March 16, an email was sent to all McGill staff and students about an upcoming survey aimed at the McGill community....

Phishing scam: "Here's the document that [Name] shared with you"

Published: 15Mar2018

There is currently a phishing scam targeting the McGill community with the email subject "Here's the document that [Name] shared with you". The email contains a link to a document and asks that you...

Phishing scam: from the "Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor McGill University"

Published: 5Mar2018

There is currently a phishing scam targeting the McGill community, saying that you have a message from the "Office of the Principal and Vice Chancellor McGill University". The email contains a link...

Phishing scam: "Expiration Notice" - "myCourses Learn will soon expire"

Published: 2Mar2018

There is currently a phishing scam targeting the McGill community, with the title "Expiration Notice". The message says "your access to myCourses Learn will soon expire" and it contains a link that...

Phishing scam: "McGill University [validate your email]"

Published: 12Feb2018

A phishing scam is targeting the McGill community, with the subject "McGill University [validate your email ]". You are asked to click on a fraudulent link to update your Anti Virus and activate...

Phishing scam: "Email Update!"

Published: 12Sep2017

There is a phishing email targeting the McGill community, with the subject "Email Update!" and signature "@Office.365 Email! member services". The message asks recipients to stop the process of...

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: "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...

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