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Phishing Attempts on Campus

These are subject lines of some phishing emails being seen on campus currently. DO NOT assume a suspect email is safe, just because it is not listed here. There are many variants of each, and new ones are being sent out each day. When in doubt, consult with your IT support staff or the ITS Service Center.

  1. Subject: Blackboard Important Message (02/02/2016)
  2. Subject: URGENT: Your New Salary Notification (12/01/2015)
  3. Subject: Employee Documents – Internal Use(11/23/15)
  4. Subject: Verify Your Syr.Edu ID (11/12/15)
  5. Subject: Help Desk (10/20/2015)


Alert Us. Keep Syracuse Univeristy Safe! Report suspected phishes to Be sure to include the entire text of the message and use our instructions on sending email headers.

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