Cyber Security Alerts & Notifications

Cyber security alerts and notifications provide timely information about current security issues, vulnerabilities, and threats. If you are a B.C. Public Service employee and believe your system may be compromised or at risk, please contact the 7-7000 Service Desk via email or phone 1-866-660-0811, option 3.

Legitimate Emails

The emails (subject line) listed below have been deemed as safe to open and access.

September 21, 2018: Getting your bill during a Canada Post labour disruption

September 21, 2018: Xxxx, a potential Canada Post work disruption could impact delivery of your paper bill.  (Where the Xs represent your name)

July 12, 2018: An important message

Phishing Emails

The emails (subject line) listed below have been deemed as malicious and should be deleted immediately. If you have received a suspicious email that is not listed below, please report the email by sending it as an attachment:

September 19, 2018: Votre compte a été piraté!

September 17, 2018: Concentrate and don't get angry, everything is in your hands.

September 17, 2018: Your life is in your hands

September 13, 2018: XX/XX/XXXX   (Where the Xs represent a recent date)

September 12, 2018: *Scotia Bank InfoAlerts*Customer Service*

September 11, 2018: Activity Alert: Payment details

September 7, 2018: IT technical support

September 5, 2018: Votre facture #08397-40220

September 5, 2018: Important Security Update On Memorable Info

September 4, 2018: NEW (IDS2018#620157-pdf) (40 KB)

September 4, 2018: WARNING!! (27 KB)

September 4, 2018: Paiement en cours (18 KB)

August 30, 2018: [ New Update Statement ] Confirmation you order in iTunes App Store on [ Aug 31, 2018]    (Where the date can vary)

August 29, 2018: Melanie Powell FedEx company

August 29, 2018: Your Apple account has been locked for security reasons

August 27, 2018: IT service password update

August 27, 2018: BMO Business Alert - Bank of Montreal Legal Requirements.

August 25, 2018:  #1 muscle that eliminates joint and back pain…..

August 24:  Two URLs: 
hxxps://microsoftserviceportalowa.godaddysites.com  &   hxxps://owaexchangehelpfrondesk.godaddysites.com

August 24, 2018: 2019 Edison Award Nomination Request - XXXXXXXX -  Goverment of BC   (Where the Xs represent the name of your branch or division)

August 17, 2018:  Erase Herpes In The Privacy Of Your Home in Just 21 Days ...

August 16, 2018: Your Apple ID account is unavailable

August 15, 2018:  very important 你好hozak@bimed.cas.cz

August 15, 2018:  Action Needed - 'We detected so many spam messages sent to your email.'

August 8, 2018: TD Commercial Banking Reference Code / Authorization Code

August 7, 2018:  Ticket #XXXXXXXXX: (ACTION REQUIRED) :ref:_XXXXXXXXX._XXXXXXXXXXX:ref  (where 'X' indicates a random series of numerals or letters).

August 7, 2018:  R.B.C. Express Reference Code / Authorization Code 

August 7, 2018:  TD Web Business Banking Reference Code / Authorization Code 

August 3, 2018:  FW: [#INTERAC e-Transfer#]: Payment received | Paiement reçu - Ref. "NO XXXXXXXX-XXE-AXXXX" (where 'X' indicates a random series of numerals).

August 3, 2018:  XXXXXX.XXXX@gov.bc.ca  Warning:  Your Email Account Has Been Blacklisted  (where 'X' is the name of a government employee)

July 27, 2018: Re: Online Access Locked

July 27, 2018: Re: Payrollsupport -NewsLetter

July 24, 2018: Your mobile invoice notice

July 18, 2018: Hacked password extortion scam

July 17, 2018: Invoice: XXXXXX (where 'X' indicates a random series of numerals)

July 17, 2018: Order notification

July 11, 2018: Password Reset Notification

July 11, 2018: FW: ::: Help-Desk Service

July 11, 2018: Unusual activity in your account*

July 6, 2018: ICT Help-Desk Service

July 5, 2018: Please pull invoice XXXXXX (where 'X' indicates a random series of numerals)

July 5, 2018: XXXXXXX invoice  (where 'X' is the name of a government employee)

July 3, 2018: Help-Desk Service

July 2, 2018: Facture XXXX

July 2, 2018: Attn: Sir/Madam.

Security Alerts

September 7, 2018 - Mozilla Security Advisory

September 6, 2018 - Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

September 5, 2018 - Cisco Security Updates

August 29, 2018 - Cisco Security Advisory

August 22, 2018 - Adobe Security Bulletin

August 22, 2018 - Apache Struts Security Update

August 22, 2018 - Apache Tomcat Security Updates

August 16, 2018 - Citrix XenServer Multiple Security Updates

August 15, 2018 - Cisco Security Advisories

August 15, 2018 - Adobe Security Bulletins

August 15, 2018 - SAP Security Updates

August 15, 2018 - Samba Security Updates

August 15, 2018VMware Security Advisories

August 15, 2018 - Intel Security Advisory

August 15, 2018 - Microsoft Security Updates 

August 14, 2018 - Oracle Security Alert 

August 9, 2018 - ISC Releases Security Advisory for BIND

August 9, 2018 - VMware Security Advisory

August 8, 2018 - HP Security Updates

August 8, 2018 - Delta Electronics CNCSoft and ScreenEditor Vulnerabilities

August 8, 2018 - Mozilla Security Update

August 7, 2018 - Linux and FreeBSD Kernel Vulnerability

August 3, 2018 - Drupal Security Advisory

August 1, 2018 - Cisco Security Updates

July 25, 2018 - Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

July 24, 2018 - Apache Tomcat Security Update

July 24, 2018 - PHP Security Updates

July 18, 2018 - Cisco Security Updates

July 18, 2018 - Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory

July 16, 2018 - VMware Security Advisory

July 13, 2018 - Juniper Security Bulletins

July 11, 2018 - Cisco Security Updates

July 11, 2018 - Adobe Security Bulletins

July 10, 2018 - Intel Security Update

July 10, 2018 - Microsoft Security Updates

July 10, 2018 - Apple Security Updates

July 9, 2018 - Apple Security Updates

July 6, 2018 - WordPress Security Update

July 4, 2018 - Mozilla Security Update

July 3, 2018 - VMware Security Advisory