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Spam & Phishing

Suspicious Emails

If you receive an email to your email address that looks like spam, phishing, or is otherwise suspicious, let us know so that we can ensure that other similar emails are filtered properly as junk mail.

How to report suspicious email messages

Outlook for Windows

  1. Left-click to highlight the suspicious item.
  2. Above the inbox, next to the "Forward" button, click "More."
  3. Click "Forward as Attachment."
  4. In the "To" field, enter and click "Send."

Outlook Web Access (

  1. Create a new email
  2.  Click the “Edit in a separate window” icon on the top right of the new email
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  3. Drag the spam email into the body of the new email.
    Graphic depicting how to dram a suspicious email into the body of a new email.
  4. In the "To" field, enter and click "Send."
  5. Delete the spam email from your mailbox.

Outlook for Mac

  1. Right-click the suspicious message.
  2. Click "Forward Special" > "As Attachment."
  3. In the "To" field, enter and click "Send."

How to mark a message as junk mail

The more people who add the sender's email to junk mail, the better servers will be at blocking future spam messages.

  1. Right-click on the email you wish to mark as junk.
  2. In the right-click menu click on "Junk E-mail."
  3. Select "Add Sender to Blocked Senders List."

All incoming messages from that address will now go directly to your junk email folder.

What are "Spam" and "Phishing" emails?

"Spam" emails are emails which solicit you to purchase products, usually by clicking suspicious links.

"Phishing" emails are emails which attempt to gain access to your username and password, either through a web form, by directly asking you for your username and password, by trying to install malicious software, by scaring you into thinking your emails will be deleted if you do not comply, etc.

"How to Recognize Phishing Emails"

"10 Tips for Spotting a Phishing Email"

Remember that Flagler College Technology Services will never ask for your password.

If you are not sure if an email came from us, contact us directly by calling 904-819-6293 or stopping by to see us in room 360, on the 3rd floor of the Proctor Library.