Service has been Restored for Affected University of Manitoba Web Pages

Please be advised that service to affected University of Manitoba Web Pages has been restored.




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Phishing Email Security Advisory Regarding Message Titled “Feedback”

You may have received an email with the subject of “Feedback” that appears it may have been sent by:
Rong Liu

This is not a legitimate email!
If you have received email please delete the message
Do not click the link or visit the webpage.
The link directs you to a site with the intent of collecting your login credentials. If you have visited this site and logged in, you should reset your password. If you require assistance please contact the service desk and we will assist you with resetting your password.
Please delete the message if you have received it and we remind you to be very cautious with all account emails. Below is a guide as to how to spot phishing attempts.

If you receive any suspicious email, don’t open it. Forward it to

Thank you,
Service Desk
Information Services & Technology
University of Manitoba
123 Fletcher Argue
230 Neil John MacLean Library

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Phishing Email Security Notification Regarding Message Titled ” View Dropbox Document??

Please be advised that earlier today a Phishing email was sent out to some University Staff and Students.

The message is not legitimate and should be deleted.

If you have attempted to log into the site please contact the Service desk at 204-474-8600 and we will assist in resetting your password.


thank you


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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 – or Phone – (204)474-8600

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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.

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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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