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Phish Bowl

Use this list to see some phishing (fake) emails that have been spotted at Cornell.

Below you'll find some examples of phishing email seen on campus. We worked to remove any malicious content within the messages, but recommend against interacting with any links or email addresses in the examples. If you get a suspicious email but don't see it listed here, DO NOT assume it is safe. There are many variants of every phish, and new ones are sent each day. When in doubt, consult with your IT support staff or the IT Service Desk. You may also want to check the list of Verified Cornell Communications.

Report suspected phishing attempts to the IT Security Office. Forward the entire text of the message and email headers to itsecurity@cornell.edu.

Warning: Do not explore the links or email addresses in the phishing emails listed here. We work to sanitize these examples, but please do not investigate them further on your own.
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#Secure# *SIGNATURE NEEDED* Corporate resolution Certificate, POA and Form CRS October 22, 2021
HIRING RESEARCH ASSISTANTS October 18, 2021
Got a moment October 8, 2021
ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION NOTICE October 7, 2021
Assessment: October 7th October 7, 2021
Quick request October 4, 2021
Notification September 28, 2021
ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION NOTICE September 27, 2021
SECURITY ALERT!! INFORMATION OFFICE! September 27, 2021
[blank subject] September 24, 2021
Message from the HR Department September 23, 2021
RESEARCH ASSISTANT NEEDED September 21, 2021
Part - Time Administrative Assistant Needed September 17, 2021
LTC: All Cornell University Employees September 17, 2021
Important Task September 17, 2021
Quick request September 15, 2021
Quick request September 14, 2021
Quick request September 14, 2021
Assessment: September 13th September 13, 2021
(No Subject) September 11, 2021

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