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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Microsoft Account Notice||February 10, 2014|
|(No Subject)||February 9, 2014|
|Your online account is locked||February 6, 2014|
|Vital document||February 4, 2014|
|Thank you for scheduling a payment with Bill Me Later||January 21, 2014|
|Your Apple ID will expire.||January 21, 2014|
|RE: Faculty Staff & Employee Mailbox Upgrade||January 21, 2014|
|New Fax Message on mm/dd/yyyy||January 21, 2014|
|Your Rewards Order Has Shipped||January 17, 2014|
|Your fedex.com profile needs to be updated||January 13, 2014|
|Court attendance notification #ID608||January 9, 2014|
|Pretrial notice No2986||January 6, 2014|
|Dear Account User.||January 4, 2014|
|Service Desk:||January 3, 2014|
|Your Account Has Been Compromise (Final Warning)||December 17, 2013|
|IT Helpdesk News||December 14, 2013|
|You Have (1) New Message||December 14, 2013|
|Dear Cornell University Student, You Have Important Unread Messages||December 11, 2013|
|Helpdesk Administrator||December 10, 2013|
|General Notification||December 10, 2013|