email scams

Phishing scam: Email inbox 90% full

Published: 8May2019

A phishing email is targeting the McGill community, advising that email accounts are about to exceed limits.  View a screenshot of the message to the left....

Phishing scam: Outlook Web App 2019 upgrade

Published: 2May2019

A phishing email is targeting the McGill community, advising that all email accounts are being migrated into Outlook Web App 2019.  View a screenshot of the message to the left....

Phishing scam: Server Notification for Mcgill Alert

Published: 8Apr2019

A phishing email is targeting the McGill community, advising that your email account will be terminated.  View a screenshot of the message to the left....

Multiple phishing emails: Various subject lines

Published: 29Mar2019

Presently, there are multiple phishing emails targeting the McGill community. The title of the email can change, but the contents look the same and contain a link to open a message. View a...

Phishing scam: "We noticed a login .. from an unrecognized location."

Published: 18Mar2019

We have recently received reports of a phishing scam that appears to come from IT Support, with the title "IT Services". The body of the email says "We noticed a login to your University Email...

Phishing scam: "Micgill Webmail"

Published: 7Feb2019

There is currently a targeted phishing email with the title "Micgill Webmail" . It says your web mail account is expiring and asks you to click on a link to log on. See an example of the message,...

IT security alert: "ATTN: You received a shared document"

Published: 19Dec2018

A security threat -- possibly a Trojan virus -- was found in an email sent to McGill recipients. The subject of the email is "ATTN: You received a shared document", and the link was to AGREEMENT...

Phishing scam: "Action Required! Campus Relocation"

Published: 14Dec2018

Watch out for emails with title's, such as "Action Required! Campus Relocation" and instructions to "open the shared document" . These types of emails appear to notify you of a document that is...

Phishing scam: "Action Required! Notice of Expulsion"

Published: 14Dec2018

Watch out for emails with title's, such as "Action Required! Notice of Expulsion" and instructions to "open the shared document" . These types of emails appear to notify you of a document that is...

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