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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. The IT Security Office worked to remove any malicious content within the messages, but they 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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Incident ID: [number] November 4, 2013
faculty/staff November 4, 2013
We are updating all webmail account for spam protection October 25, 2013
1 New Message From Cornell.Edu October 25, 2013
RE: Faculty & Staff Admin Notificaiton October 25, 2013
IT Service Desk October 22, 2013
IT Support October 21, 2013
Payroll Received by Intuit October 10, 2013
ACH Notification October 9, 2013
Annual Form - Authorization to Use Privately Owned Vehicle on State Business October 8, 2013
CORNELL WEBMAIL UPGRADING SERVICE October 7, 2013
You have pending messages October 2, 2013
Your Stamps.com Order has shipped! October 2, 2013
IT Service Desk September 30, 2013
Insufficient Funds Notice September 25, 2013
UNITED STATES OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY September 23, 2013
ACCOUNT VERIFICATION September 19, 2013
RE: I.T.S NOTIFICATION September 19, 2013
New Form September 19, 2013
New Message September 19, 2013

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