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 report-spam@illinois.edu.  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 report-spam@illinois.edu 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 security@illinois.edu and postmaster@illinois.edu  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.  




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Created:2015-04-06 09:38 CDTUpdated:2018-01-04 12:05 CDT
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