Cyber Security Advice for Researchers During Covid-19

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 […]

Advisory Security Notice: Fraud targeting Covid-19 researchers

We have been advised by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) of an active, sophisticated cyber campaign targeting COVID-19 researchers. The campaign begins with phishing email and includes the use of ransomware that could hinder research activity. The CCCS are asking researchers, especially those working on COVID-19 related research, to exercise elevated levels of […]

Community notice on recent email scams, February 26, 2020

Please be aware of recent scams that have targeted numerous York community members.  The Information Security office is alerting the community while actively working to flag such messages as suspicious. Gift Card Scam The Gift Card Scam lures employees into buying gift cards through spoofed emails and text  messages. It normally begins with a short […]