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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.
Still not sure? See more ways to spot fraudulent emails.

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Hiring Cornell Student October 15, 2020
Hiring Cornell Student October 15, 2020
URGENT REQUEST: what number can I text you at? October 14, 2020
Hiring Cornell Student October 12, 2020
UPDATE-Cornell University October 12, 2020
Reply with your personal text number October 12, 2020
UPDATE October 12, 2020
Work At Home October 12, 2020
Access Verification:Action Required Wednesday, September 30, 2020 September 30, 2020
Check 0648301 In the Mail September 28, 2020
Covid 19 September 28, 2020
Greeting! September 22, 2020
Quick Request September 21, 2020
Special request September 21, 2020
task September 21, 2020
"Your Name" September 18, 2020
IT C sent you "D2930.pdf" September 16, 2020
SMS014 shared "Doc01" with you. September 15, 2020
Ticket Notification September 9, 2020
Library September 8, 2020


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