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Phishing Attempts on Campus

These are subject lines of some phishing emails being seen on campus currently. DO NOT assume a suspect email is safe, just because it is not listed here. There are many variants of each, and new ones are being sent out each day. When in doubt, consult with your IT support staff or the ITS Service Center.

  1. Subject: Employee Documents – Internal Use(11/23/15)
  2. Subject: Verify Your Syr.Edu ID (11/12/15)
  3. Subject: Help Desk (10/20/2015)
  4. Subject: On Campus (08/08/2015)
  5. Subject: Message from KMBT_C280 (06/17/2015)


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