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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

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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[netid] required update January 15, 2021
Password Reset for Cornell January 14, 2021
[case ID:#5ZM9-MIYM3Q-XIV7]-InmailExpiration-Alert, 13/01,2021** January 14, 2021
7 Missed Voice Note on 13/01/2021 January 13, 2021
A new VN on 13/01/2021 January 13, 2021
password alart Monday, January 11, 2021 January 11, 2021
Announcement !!! (Scheduled Maintenance) January 11, 2021
Important cornell Notice- 11 Incoming emails rejected January 11, 2021
Announcement !!! (Scheduled Maintenance) January 10, 2021
Urgent Attention Required. January 8, 2021
Document January 8, 2021
Passcode failed today Thursday, January 7, 2021 January 7, 2021
Request January 7, 2021
Urgent !!! January 6, 2021
UNESCO Relief Funds December 29, 2020
Notice of Award December 27, 2020
Reminder: December 22, 2020
Update In My DD Details December 15, 2020
OUT TASK!!!! December 14, 2020
Earthshot Prize December 14, 2020


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