Outlook: Reporting Phishing Emails

This article walks you through an easy way to report phishing emails to Stout and Microsoft.

What does reporting do?

Desktop Application

  1. Navigate to the email you would like to report.

  2. In the ribbon, select Report Message > Phishing.

    Windows
    Report Message
    Phishing

    Mac
    Report Message
    Phishing

  3. There will be a few seconds where you see "Sending Phishing Report" under the email subject line.


  4. The email will then be removed from your inbox and a report is sent to both Microsoft and and UW Stout. This report gives us important information to help stop future phishing emails.

Web Application

  1. Navigate to the email you would like to report and double-click it. This will open the message in a new window.

    Open the Email in a New Window

  2. In the upper right of the email, near the Reply All button, you will see the Report Message button.

    Report Message

  3. Click the Report Message button and then select Phishing.

    Phishing

  4. The email will then be removed from your inbox and a report is sent to both Microsoft and UW Stout. This report gives us important information to help stop future phishing emails.

    Email Successfully Reported




Keywords:report phish fish fishing phishing virus spam email outlook block   Doc ID:89962
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2019-02-22 12:17 CDTUpdated:2019-04-29 09:43 CDT
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