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Reporting Spam & Phishing

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If you would like to report spam emails, please follow the process below for your particular mail client.

Outlook 2011 (Mac)

  1. Select the message in the message pane
  2. Click the Attachment button
  3. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

 

Outlook 2010

  1. Open the spam email in a new window (DO NOT open any attachments that may be contained within the email as they could contain viruses)
  2. Click More near the top of the window and select Forward as Attachment
    Forward as Attachment
  3. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

 

Outlook 2007

  1. Open the spam email in a new window (DO NOT open any attachments that may be contained within the email as they could contain viruses)
  2. Click Other Actions near the top of the window and select Forward as Attachment
    Forward as Attachment
  3. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

Mac Mail

  1. Open the spam email (DO NOT open any attachments that may be contained within the email as they could contain viruses)
  2. Under the View menu, select Message and then Long Headers from the sub menu
  3. Click Forward
  4. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

 

ONID - Legacy Webmail Interface

  1. If you still access your ONID mailbox at http://webmail.oregonstate.edu/, then start by logging in here.
  2. Open the spam email (DO NOT open any attachments that may be contained within the email as they could contain viruses)
  3. Under the Forward menu, select Entire Message
    Forward Entire Message
  4. This will open a new email with the spam email included as an attachment.
  5. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

 

ONID - Gmail Interface

1. Once you are in the phishing attempt email, click on the little drop down arrow. This will bring up several options.

Drop down arrow in Email

2. Click on the “Show original” option in that drop down menu.

Show Original Link in Drop Down Menu

3.This will open a new tab with a page that looks like this, a lot of text. You will need to copy and paste this text into a new email. An easy way to highlight all of the text is to press the Ctrl button and the A button at the same time. After that you can press Ctrl and C together to copy it. 

New Tab with a lot of Text

4. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

 

Thunderbird

  1. Select the spam message
  2. Under the Message menu, select Forward As and then select Attachment from the sub menu
  3. If you feel the message is abusive or asking for your crendentials please send it to abuse-at-oregonstate.edu. Otherwise send the email to spam (@) oregonstate.edu and we will look at it.

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