Cybersecurity Hub

Reporting a malicious email

Here at Mount Royal, we use the Google spam filter to filter out the majority of malicious or phishing emails. However, if you do receive an email that you think is phishing.

  • Do not click on any links or open any attachments. 
  • If the email refers to Mount Royal, appears to be from someone in the Mount Royal community or you think it would fool your colleagues, forward it in its entirety to
  • If it is spam, you can report it to Google by clicking the Report spam button. 


  • If it is an obvious phishing email, just delete it.



We are all human and we all make mistakes. If you accidentally click on a link or open an attachment that you think is malicious, please be a superhero...unplug your computer from the network immediately and contact the IT Service Desk at 403-440-6000. Your quick action could save your data.