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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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Profession January 16, 2020
Position January 16, 2020
Job Position January 16, 2020
Information January 16, 2020
Career January 16, 2020
Notification January 16, 2020
Business January 16, 2020
Newsletter January 16, 2020
Vocation January 16, 2020
Locked out January 16, 2020
Dont get locked out January 14, 2020
Information January 14, 2020
Notification January 14, 2020
Approval Notice January 14, 2020
RE: Action required on 12/01/2020 January 14, 2020
Approval January 14, 2020
Newsletter January 14, 2020
Action Required January 9, 2020
Available Position January 8, 2020
IT/HELPDESK December 20, 2019


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