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. 

SMS Phishing Examples has examples of current smishing (SMS phishing) attempts on campus


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.   However, if you see a particular message you received on this page, there is no need to report it as we are already aware of it.  

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.
  • Carefully check the FROM address to make sure it is coming from the person you think
  • Never reply to a phish message.


This phishing message comes from various senders such as or  The subject various -- Subscription receipt or Service invoice or Subscription status and the numbers after the # sign vary

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Do NOT click in the message the entire message is an image that goes to the phishing site.

Phish message that is an image that reads: "Service Desk  Your EMAIL account settings are out-of-date"


May also have subject An Amazing Gift for a perfect family (Perfect Piano).

Do not text listed number or try to interact with moving company.

Phish message with text begining with "FREE PIANO GIVE-AWAY (FOR A LOVING HOME)"

1/10/23.  Please delete any messages you receive. 

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Sender name and email address may vary


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There are a couple of variations of this message with different senders, slightly different subjects and "receipt" for different items.

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May 11, 2023