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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 emails seen on campus. 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 phishes 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. These are real examples.
Still not sure? See more ways to spot fraudulent emails.

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validate October 1, 2017
You Have 1 New Message October 1, 2017
Final Warning October 1, 2017
Your Cornell Email Storage Has Been Blocked September 28, 2017
Complete and submit September 28, 2017
Reason: Fake profile detection September 27, 2017
You have (1) New Message September 27, 2017
Alarm September 27, 2017
Account Suspended! September 27, 2017
You have Received an Important Doc September 27, 2017
You have (2)... September 26, 2017
Account Shutdown September 25, 2017
[ACVIM360: SAIM] - Service Desk-RESOLVE E-MAIL ISSUES September 25, 2017
Important Announcement from University of Cornell University September 25, 2017
validate.....<> September 24, 2017
Email Sign-in Alarm September 20, 2017
IT Service Desk sent you a document via Dropbox September 19, 2017
Action Required: Completed: *[Name redacted] Foundation.... September 19, 2017
Security Alert September 18, 2017
(4) unread messages September 18, 2017


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