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Phishing Alerts

The University maintains a list of phishing emails that have been reported at securitymatters.utoronto.ca/phish-bowl/
May 23 / 2017

OneClass Easy Invite Chrome Extension

We have discovered a problem with something called the OneClass Easy Invite Chrome Extension which may result in the theft of any username and password you use for websites and services, including Blackboard and other university and/or commercial/community services. If you receive an email soliciting enrolment in OneClass, do not click on any links or buttons, and delete the email.
Jan 4 / 2017

Apple will no longer be providing security updates for QuickTime for Windows platforms.

Systems Affected Microsoft Windows with Apple QuickTime installed. Overview Apple will no longer be providing security updates for QuickTime for Windows platforms, leaving this software vulnerable to exploitation. Impact
Apr 18 / 2016

Phishing emails

Although phishing attacks are (unfortunately) an everyday occurrence, a recent message from “Revenue Canada” with a subject of “Your Tax Return “ has caused more than the usual concern. So, I thought I would send a reminder about phishing attacks—what they are, and how to avoid them.
Feb 2 / 2016
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