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NOTICE: Apply Critical Microsoft Security Fixes

Recent security fixes for Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software repair critical vulnerabilities that are in active use by cyber-criminals. Please ensure all Windows systems and versions of Microsoft Office are up to date with all recent patch sets, including those released in March and April 2017. While applying security fixes are essential normal practice, […]

Notice on University of Calgary cyber-attacks

Notice on University of Calgary cyber-attacks You may be aware the University of Calgary is in the process of recovery from a severe cyber-attack which resulted in widespread IT service disruptions for a week or longer. York University IT and Information Security have been closely monitoring the situation along with colleagues at many other Canadian […]

"Copyright Infringement" Notice Being Sent by UIT Information Security

UIT Information Security will be sending out the following email (from abuse@yorku.ca) to affected York community members. This is a legitimate email. There will also be an attachment that outlines the complaint. Subject: Notice of copyright infringement related to your Internet activity (username: xxxxx) York University has received a notice from a content owner that […]