University Information Technology (UIT) is advising of current and upcoming changes to York-provided services Zoom and Duo (two-factor authentication) as a result of the situation in Ukraine. These services are now or will be unavailable to individuals attempting to authenticate from several countries and regions restricted by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) — a financial intelligence […]
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in an increase in global cyber threats. While there is no specific threat to York University, we would like to stress the importance of protecting your accounts, devices, and data. Protective steps include: Use multi-factor authentication with your accounts to help verify access. York’s Duo 2FA service is required […]
Information Security has identified a job scam that advertises a phoney bitcoin job opportunity and encourages recipients to respond to an external email address. If you replied to the message, please: DO NOT REPLY TO ANY FURTHER MESSAGES RELATED TO THE SCAM Use the REPORT PHISHING button to report any additional messages related to the […]
Information Security spotted a phishing scam with subject line "Document shared with you: "FACULTY EVALUATION.docx"". The phishing email came in various forms. Clicking on the link will redirect users to a document saved in a cloud service such as Google Docs, Dropbox, or OneDrive, prompting the users to provide an email address and password. If […]
A job scam email with subject line "Work From Home" was sent to multiple mailboxes this morning. The link redirects users to a Google Form. If you replied to the message, please: *** DO NOT REPLY TO ANY FURTHER MESSAGES RELATED TO THE SCAM *** Use the REPORT PHISHING button to report any additional messages […]
Phish email with subject line "Pending E-mail Support notification" was spotted. Clicking on the link will redirect users to an external site https://wtr.vivico-mx[.]us If you clicked on the link and provided your password, please consider your account as compromised. Change your password immediately.
There is a confirmed Covid-19 phishing campaign targeting the York University Community. Members who have fallen for this scam could be a victim of identity theft.
Duo will be rolling out a redesigned version of its mobile app for iOS and Android soon. Version 3 (Current) Version 4 What is […]
Important Notice: firstname.lastname@example.org Have 8 Pending Email Undelivered From: yorku.ca Server Support <email@example.com> Date: Monday, August 16, 2021 5:50:29 AM
York University’s provider of health insurance coverage for international students, guard.me, has informed the University of a cybersecurity incident. This incident allowed an unauthorized third-party to unlawfully access their data systems allowing the personal information of clients to be open to unauthorized access. guard.me has contacted affected students directly. York takes the privacy of our […]