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(Phishing) Reporting

Reporting Phishing

Phishing emails can be very dangerous. Here at Oregon State we do our best to ensure everyone has a safe and secure email inbox, however sometimes phishing attempts get by us. If you notice a phishing attempt in your inbox, we strongly encourage that you send it as an attachment to phishing@oregonstate.edu so that we may further protect everyone by blocking the user and the website immediately.

Follow the steps below to properly send a phishing email as an attachment:

  1. When looking in your inbox, right click on the fraudulent or abusive message.
  2. Click the Forward as Attachment button.
    Attachment
  3. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Select the message in the message pane
  2. Click the Attachment button
  3. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Open the phishing 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. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Open the phishing email in a new window. This can be done by double clicking on the email. (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

    Outlook 2010
    Forward as Attachment

    Outlook 2013/2016
     

  3. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Right click (two-finger click) on the mail message in your inbox or folder
  2. Select "Forward as an attachment"
  3. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. If you still access your ONID mailbox at http://webmail.oregonstate.edu/, then start by logging in here.
  2. Open the phishing 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 phishing email included as an attachment.
  5. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Once you are in the phishing attempt email, click on the little drop down arrow. This will bring up several options.
  2. Drop down arrow in Email

  3. Click on the “Show original” option in that drop down menu.
  4. Show Original Link in Drop Down Menu

  5. 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. 
  6. New Tab with a lot of Text

  7. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.
  1. Select the phishing message
  2. Under the Message menu, select Forward As and then select Attachment from the sub menu
  3. Send the phishing email to phishing@oregonstate.edu and we will work out quickest to get the malicious phisher blocked.

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