Please forward as an attachment any phishing messages that you encounter to phish@unc.edu. For an explanation of how to forward an email as an attachment, please read the following article on help.unc.edu.

Anatomy of a Phishing Email PDF (Download)

The most recent phishing emails are immediately below the search box. All alerts can be searched based on the email subject or body content.



  • Microsoft Sign-in Alert

    Posted: September 5, 2017
    Subject: Microsoft Sign-in Alert
    From:
  • Date:

  • Microsoft Sign-in Alert Dear Office365 Email User, We noticed a login to your Microsoft account from an unrecognized device on 9:37 AM Saturday, Sept 02, 2017 (GMT+1) from London, UK. Was this you? If so, please disregard the rest of … Continued

  • Mails On Hold

    Posted: September 5, 2017
    Subject: Mails On Hold
    From:
  • Date:

  • The following emails have arrived in your quarantine area since yesterday. Simply click the manage quarantine button to access your quarantine web app. You have received 17 more contact emails Manage quarantine email

  • Alert: 3 Blocked Messages

    Posted: September 5, 2017
    Subject: Alert: 3 Blocked Messages
    From:
  • Date:

  • MICROSOFT NOTIFICATION Hi,  You have 32 new blocked messages as of Sept. 2, 2017 12:00 AM (UTC) which are listed below along with the actions that can be taken: Click here to Release to Inbox: Send the message to your Inbox. … Continued

  • Your Incoming Messages on Restriction

    Posted: September 5, 2017
    Subject: Your Incoming Messages on Restriction
    From:
  • Date:

  • Office 365 Microsoft account Dear User, Please be aware We are about to delete your inbox messages as requested by you. Your mobile application accidentally initiated the command. We will act according to the initiated command until you decide to … Continued

  • RE: IT DEPARTMENT

    Posted: September 4, 2017
    Subject: RE: IT DEPARTMENT
    From:
  • Date: September 4, 2017

  • Account Password Expires in TWO HOURS Mail User Should Please Log On To IT-WEBSITE<redactedlink> To Validate

  • UNC Test Email

    Posted: September 4, 2017
    Subject: UNC Test Email
    From:
  • Date: September 4, 2017

  • Hi [user], This is a test email for UNC. If you received this email, your email is working properly and you do not need to do anything. Thank you, [redactedlink]

  • Notice: 32 Blocked Messages

    Posted: August 31, 2017
    Subject: Notice: 32 Blocked Messages
    From:
  • Date:

  • Hi, [useremail]   You have 32 new blocked messages as of Aug 31, 2017 12:00 AM (UTC) which are listed below along with the actions that can be taken:   Click here to Release to Inbox:<redactedlink> Send the message to your Inbox. Click here … Continued

  • Account Shutdown

    Posted: August 30, 2017
    Subject: Account Shutdown
    From:
  • Date: August 30, 2017

  • This is to notify all Students, Staffs of University of North Carolina the that we are validating active accounts.Kindly confirm that your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:     Validate Email Account<redactedlink>   Sincerely … Continued

  • Deactivation (Case ID 3648)

    Posted: August 30, 2017
    Subject: Deactivation (Case ID 3648)
    From:
  • Date:

  • A Request to deactivate your email was made and this request will be processed shortly. If this was made accidentally, you are advised verify your email to cancel the request now。 Cancel De-activation

  • MSG0184338

    Posted: August 30, 2017
    Subject: MSG0184338
    From:
  • Date:

  • hi, We have received your incident and will be contacting you shortly. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve your technology needs. IT Support Center Incident Details: INC00028680 mail delivery sub system – undeliverable You can view all … Continued

  • Your password has been compromised

    Posted: August 30, 2017
    Subject: Your password has been compromised
    From:
  • Date:

  •   Hi Password confirmation is required to validate @email.unc.edu ownership on  email.unc.edu  server and retrieve pending incoming mails and save your new configuration settings. Kindly confirm here to avoid mail malfunction. Regards Mail sent to:  @email.unc.edu

  • University of North Carolina

    Posted: August 29, 2017
    Subject: University of North Carolina
    From:
  • Date:

  • You have (3) Important Unread Messages From The University of North Carolina, Click on Review to read it.

  • Message From Administrator

    Posted: August 29, 2017
    Subject: Message From Administrator
    From:
  • Date:

  • your Webmail Account need verification Immediately. Please Verify now to Keep email Account active.

  • Validate Your Account

    Posted: August 29, 2017
    Subject: Validate Your Account
    From:
  • Date:

  • This is a notification to all active Student, Staff  of the University that we are validating active accounts.   Click Here to validate your email to avoid closure. IT  Help Desk Office of information Technology The University

  • FW: Email

    Posted: August 29, 2017
    Subject: FW: Email
    From: IT HELPDESK
  • Date: August 29, 2017 10:21 AM

  • We are eliminating all unused email to create more space and increase your web mail SPEED. Unused email will be disabled during this maintenance. Your account must be verified to prevent deactivation Click here to verify your email to continue … Continued

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