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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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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
Quick request September 10, 2021 Expiration/Request=45 September 9, 2021
Virtual Assistant Position August 31, 2021
Checking in August 31, 2021
IT Security Notice August 31, 2021
WORK OFFER August 30, 2021
Financial Aid On Hold - Action Required August 28, 2021
Urgently August 25, 2021
Urgent News !!! August 20, 2021
[BULK] Sam Spry has shared the folder 'Cornell University Investment' with you. August 20, 2021
Urgent News !!! August 20, 2021
Remittance advice for (Multiple numbers) August 18, 2021
Highstreet IT . Proposal August 18, 2021


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