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. We worked to remove any malicious content within a message, 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 phishes to the IT Security Office. Forward the entire text of the message and email headers to email@example.com
|Just for your time||April 28, 2010|
|Important Message! : -||April 26, 2010|
|Fwd: 2010 Account Upgrade||April 20, 2010|
|Upgrade to FNB Advance Security !||April 12, 2010|
|I added you as a friend on Quepasa.com||April 10, 2010|
|CaseID=15287-Email Upgrade||March 19, 2010|
|Email Upgrade||March 16, 2010|
|blank subject line||March 10, 2010|
|Mailbox Quota Alert!||January 24, 2010|
|Your Email Account Needs To Be Updated!!!||January 18, 2010|
|Annoucement||January 18, 2010|
|Important: Email Account Verification Update!!!||January 18, 2010|