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 - […]
Be on the look-out for scam emails claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The email with the subject line "Portal - CRA Notification March 2020 Your refund is now available Payment receipt return Item |No.21752292|-941387008612-3/25/2020" is a scam. If you see it in your inbox, please delete.
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 […]
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 […]