Recent Scams and Phishing Attempts

The online safety and security of the University of Guelph community is our top priority. One of the most common methods for cyber criminals to access your personal information is through email phishing scams, where they attempt to lure you into clicking on a link or opening an attachment, try to convince you to share your identity information (e.g. passwords), or try to infect your system with malware.

If you receive a suspected a phishing attempt:

  1. Do not respond or open any links in the email until you have confirmed it is safe.
  2. Check the list of recent scams and phishing attempts below.
  3. If the message you received is not the list, please tell us. Forward the message to the CCS Help Centre at IThelp@uoguelph.ca 

Work \ APPLY NOW

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Hello,
 
 I'd like to refer you to a part-time customer assessment job; you will be paid between $300 to $350 for every assessment. Kindly Click here for more details and how to apply.  Note: This job can be very exciting, for those who love to shop it's the perfect job that offers fun assignments and flexible schedules. Your contribution will bring improvement to customer services within your area.

Unemployment newsletter

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Uoguelph.ca Onedrive
Dear Guelph Colleagues, 
You have Onedrive Message Document Sent by Uoguelph.ca
 
 Date : Tuesday, April 06, 2021
 
 View Employment Application
 
Uoguelph.ca Onedrive Service

University of Guelph - Updates

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Dear Student/Staff :
 
 Your Uoguelph Email Account information needs to be updated in the database system to avoid deactivation.
 
Click Update Email Account  to update
 

 
 Sincerely,   
 University of Guelph IT Help Desk

University of Guelph Alert!

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Uoguelph.ca Onedrive
A Onedrive Message Document shared by
Uoguelph.ca Service
 Date : Tuesday, April 6, 2021
 
  
     
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University of Guelph

HelpDesk

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All Users are expected to migrate to the New 2021 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to access the latest Features click here to migrate within 48hrs.
 
Sincerely,
 Admin Team

Fw: Enrollment Services

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Due to the COVID-19 the registrar wants to enroll the Services manage.....See More

Attention

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Dear user,

 

The account review team has identified some unusual errors in your mail account. This may be due to the following.

New Message

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 English version *** La version française suit ***

 
 The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) sent you new mail online called:
 
 Notice of assessment View My Message
   
This mail may require your attention.
 
 If you have My Account, log in and click on "View mail" to read your mail.
 
 This is an automated email message. Please do not reply.
 Version française *** The English version precedes ***

 

REQUEST

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Good Morning,
 
 I am trying to set up an E-Transfer in the amount of $1,950 for maintenance services, also i will have to visit the bank to set it up as we don't E-transfers or pay bills online as we have a 2 signature account, i would like to know if you can initiate the E-transfer from your personal account and put it a request for reimbursement. Let me know so i can send you necessary details.
 
 Regards,
 Fernanda Peyronel

Work Online

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Due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 Corona Virus across the Country, we have decided to offer a Work Online From Home Job with a pay of $500 weekly, please respond with your direct cell number and Non Edu email where job description can be forwarded to.

Sincerely,