A large number of phishing emails were sent to York email accounts, part of a known scam advertising a fake job opportunity i.e. UNICEF internship program. The emails are fraudulent and intended to trick recipients into providing personal information such as a personal (non-YorkU) email address and a phone number. At that point additional correspondence […]
We are pleased to advise that enrollment of Duo, two-factor authentication will begin week of February 8, starting with activation of those with surname beginning with ‘A’, and proceeding alphabetically until all community members have been enrolled. We expect to complete the process by the end of April 2021. Once your account is activated, you will […]
A large number of phishing messages were sent to York email accounts, part of a known scam advertising a fake “job opportunity”. The messages are fraudulent and intended to trick recipients into providing personal information, including personal (non-York) email address, and cellphone number. At that point additional correspondence to gather more personal information would follow, […]
Following up on the Advisory Security Notice on Fraud Targeting Covid-19 Researchers, the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) are reminding COVID-19 researchers to remain vigilant and to stay alert to potential threats affecting their research. The CCCS has provided additional Cyber security guidance. Cyber Security Advice and Guidance for Research and Development Organizations During […]
Zoom has released version 5.1.3 to address a critical vulnerability. If you have the Zoom client installed on a windows 7 system, please update as soon as possible. Click here to manually download the latest client version.
The York community reported a phish scam with the subject line "Copy of June Bonus 22JUN2020.xlsx". Clicking on the green Open bar redirects users to an external site designed to steal your PY credentials. If you see it in your inbox, please delete.
This is another phish email that redirects users to a GOOGLEAPI site to steal your PY credentials. Please delete the email if you see it in your inbox.
The phishing email below redirects users to an external site designed to steal your PY credentials. If you see it in your inbox, please delete.
Users should be prompted for this mandatory update upon logging into the Zoom desktop application. However, we encourage you to manually check that you have the most current version of the Zoom application installed. To ensure your application is up to date, please follow these steps - […]
Privacy and information security for the York community are of paramount importance. With the recent move to online courses via the Zoom video conferencing service, some privacy and cybersecurity concerns have been raised by the campus community. This article addresses some of these concerns and provides guidance to help protect their privacy and the privacy […]