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.
|W-2 Report||March 13, 2023|
|Sign Up for the Position of Research Assistant||March 13, 2023|
|Admin Assistant/Coordinator||March 11, 2023|
|Direct ACH Deposit Processed||February 27, 2023|
|Cornell Job Opening||February 22, 2023|
|INCOMING VM ☎ +1701***90182||February 22, 2023|
|Urgent request||February 22, 2023|
|FYI||February 21, 2023|
|Request||February 21, 2023|
|<Blank Subject>||February 20, 2023|
|Completed id #809-423353366464||February 17, 2023|
|[Name] is inviting you to collaborate on View Doc||February 15, 2023|
|Administrative Assistant/Project Coordinator||February 13, 2023|
|STUDENT RESEARCH ASSISTANCE POSITION||February 6, 2023|
|Vital--!!!||February 5, 2023|
|Research Assistant||February 3, 2023|
|CORNELL UNIVERSITY R.A||February 2, 2023|
|Cornell University Student Employment Openings||February 2, 2023|
|Final Remider Past Overdue Items for cornell.edu ID: [number] via [ID]||January 31, 2023|
|Research Assistant Needed||January 31, 2023|