Phishing Email Security Notification, Subject: “Interac e-Transfer: Bell Mobility…”

There have been reports of users receiving an email  with the subject of  “Interac e-Transfer: Bell Mobility…(refund for $200.00(CAD) ” that appears to have been sent from “INTERAC e-Transfer[Mailto:alex.walcott@geofiscia.com]
Please note that this is not a legitimate email!

If you have received this email please delete the message. The email contains a link that will direct your to a site which will prompt you for your Personal Information.

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If you have entered your information on this page please call the Service Desk at 204-474-8600.

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Access to Library Applications and Resources has been Restored

Please be advised that we are currently the service interruption affecting on-line access to Library resources has been resolved.

We thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

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Email Security Notification Subject: Invoice 5519623

There have been reports of an email with the subject of “Invoice 5519623″ that appears to have been sent from “Mieke van Holst [mailto:host@nibhv.nl]

Please note that this is not a legitimate email!

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If you have received this email please delete the message. The email contains an attachment that contains malicious software that could infect your workstation.

If you have clicked on the attachments please call the Service Desk at 204-474-8600.

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Phishing Email Security Advisory Regarding “Canada Post: You have a parcel!”

You may have received an email with the subject of “Canada Post: You have a parcel!”
Please note that this is not a legitimate email!

This message had an attached Word Document which contained malware. If you received this email just delete the email from your mailbox. If you opened the attached word document please call the service desk at 204-474-8600 immediately.

Thank you,
Service Desk
Information Services & Technology
University of Manitoba
123 Fletcher Argue
230 Neil John MacLean Library
204-474-8600
Servicedesk@umanitoba.ca

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Phishing Email Security Notification Regarding “ID:431 -Account Reset Notification”

You may have received an email  with the subject of “ID:431 -Account Reset Notification” that appears to have been sent from “Mike Nolan”

 Please note that this is not a legitimate email!

 If you have received this email please delete the message.

 If you have clicked on the link and entered your username and password please disconnect  your machine from the network and then call the Service Desk at 204-474-8600 immediately.

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U of M Wi-Fi network – uofm-secure

If you are looking for the best experience using the U of M Wi-Fi, please make sure you are using the uofm-secure network.  If you are a student, use your myumanitoba email address and password to connect.  If you are a staff member, use your UMNetID and password.

Further information regarding setup and configuration of uofm-secure Wi-Fi network can be found at the following link.

http://www.umanitoba.ca/computing/ist/connect/wireless/xpressconnectsetup.html

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Hours of Operation

The IST Service Desk  is open from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Monday – Friday. Drop-in for assistance, Email – servicedesk@umanitoba.ca or Phone – (204)474-8600

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IT Security Notice

To prevent the spread of viruses, the University Of Manitoba no longer allows receipt of executable files through an email.

Executable files can contain harmful code that might cause malicious software to download to your computer or shared folders. Common executable file types sent to you as an attachment in an email will automatically be removed from the message.

Examples include:  .com, .exe,  .isp, .jse, .vbs, .bat, etc.

Please note that zipped or compressed files (.zip, .tar, etc.) containing executable file extensions will also be blocked.

The following message will be added to the email you receive when an attachment has been removed.  The sender will NOT receive a notification.

===== UofM Email Security Notice – EXECUTABLE FILE BLOCKED =====

The attachment(s) in this email has been removed.  As a security measure, the U of M does not allow you to receive executable files by email as they may contain malicious software.  

Please contact the Service Desk if you have any questions at (204) 474-8600.

If you need to send an email that contains an executable file please contact the Service Desk for assistance.

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