Student

Reporting a Phishing/Suspicious Email in Outlook for Students

Outlook/OWA

  1. From the suspected email, click the drop down arrow and select Report phishing
  2. You will get a confirmation box, click OK
  1. You will then see a “Thanks for reporting” pop-up, click OK

Info

This process will send the email to Microsoft and provide the Information Security Team with analysis on the email. You will get an email back stating the status of the email.

Note: this response is not instantaneous

 
 
 

Outlook Mobile

  1. In the suspicious email, tap the ellipsis menu
  1. Tap Report Junk

 

  1. Tap Phishing

 

  1. A Reported banner will appear at the bottom of the screen
 
 

 

 

 
 

Employee

Phishing Alert Option - CCAC's Inbox Feature

When reporting a Phishing or Suspicious email you are unsure of, use the Phishing Alert Option. The option will look like the image to the left. This option will report it to the Cyber Security team, as well as remove the email from your inbox

 

 

Outlook Desktop Application

Office Plus 2019

  1. Click on the email you want to report
  2. Click Phishing Alert option
  3. The window will open, click the blue Report Phishing button
  4. Click the blue Ok button
  5. The email will automatically removed
 
 

Microsoft 365

  1. Click on the email you want to report
  2. Click Phishing Alert Report option
  3. The window will open, click the blue Report Phishing button
  4. Click the blue Ok button
  5. The email will automatically removed
 
 

*NEW* Microsoft 365 Outlook

  1. Click on the email you want to report
  2. Click Phishing Alert option
  3. The window will open, click the blue Report Phishing button  
  4. Click the blue Ok button
  5. The email will automatically removed
 
 

 

 
 

Outlook App

  1. Open the email you want to report
  2. Click the 3 dots ... in the header of the email (below the date/time stamp)  
  3. Tap the Phish Alert option  
  4. Tap the blue Report Phishing button  
  5. Tap the blue Ok button  
  6. The email will automatically removed
 
 

Outlook Online via Web Browser

Desktop & Tablets (Large Screen)

  1. Open the email you want to report
  2. Click the Phish Alert option
  3. A window will pop open, click the blue Report Phishing button
  4. Click the blue OK button
  5. The email will automatically removed
 
 

Smartphone (Smaller Screen)

Option Not Avalaible

It is recommended to use the Outlook App.     
To learn more, go to Setting up and Accessing your email through Outlook.

 

If you do not want to install the app, use the "Report Junk" option.