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    How To Report A Phishing Email

    January 25th, 2022

    Written By Rick Mcmillin

    Updated by Nicholas Corozza on January 25th, 2022


    Use the following instructions for reporting a suspected phishing email, whether using Outlook on the desktop, web, or mobile.


    Outlook Desktop App

    1. When viewing the message you would like to report, click on the Phish Alert Report button.

    Outlook Desktop App - Phish Alert Button Not Present

    When viewing the message you would like to report, do the following.

    1. Go to the Home Tab in Outlook
    2. In the "Respond" group select "More" -> "Forward as Attachment"
    3. In the To field enter 'Phish Alert'
    4. Leave the Subject and Email Body blank
    5. Click "Send"
    6. When prompted regarding the missing subject, click "Send Anyway"
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    Outlook Web App

    1. When viewing the message you would like to report, click on the More actions (...) button.



    2. Click the Phish Alert button.

    Outlook Mobile App

    1. When viewing the message you would like to report, click on the More actions (...) button.



    2. Click on the Phish Alert button.

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