Below you'll find some examples of current phishing emails seen on campus. The most recent examples are listed at the top of the list.

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 ITS Help Desk.

Report suspected phish messages to the UI Phishing team using these instructions

Still aren't sure if your email is phishing or not? Here are some tips to recognize phishing scams


Never Download images in Phish messages.

Never Click links in suspected phish messages. Hold (Hover) your mouse over the link to preview where it goes but do NOT click.

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dirt on you phish


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S U S P E N D E D phishing example with text "Dear User,  We have been migrating to a new email server platform designed to provide you a better, more reliable experience. Unfortunately, as part of the transition, your account will be deactivated if you "



Iowa Now blurb pirated from an IowaNow Newsletter.

Phishing example with text Your e-mail will expire soon

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June 20, 2018