Email, Spam Control, How to report a spam or phishing email

How do I report a suspicious email that I have received?

To report a suspicious email, send the message with full headers to  The best way to report messages is to create a new email and attach (drag-n-drop) the suspicious email as an attachment: Email, Exchange, Forwarding Email Messages as an Attachment 

Email sent to is automatically submitted to our vendor for evaluation.  If the email is determined to be spam, phish, viral, etc, they will generate a new spam signature and automatically update our email relays.  The Email Relays and Security Teams monitor the report-spam queue, but if there's an immediate need (new attack) please include and  in your email.   This will inform the teams about a new attack so they can create appropriate rules at the network firewall(security team) and email firewall (email relay team)  to block inbound or outbound traffic to offending sites.  

Keywords:phishing report spam   Doc ID:50007
Owner:Email Relays E.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2015-04-06 09:38 CDTUpdated:2018-01-04 12:05 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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