IT Security - How to report a Phishing Email

Everytime you report phishing emails it helps to:

  • Identify and block similar emails in the furture
  • Reduce the overall amount of spam/phishing email being delivered to Trinity email accounts

Steps to report an email as spam/phishing:

Staff - using Outlook on your computer

  1. Save the spam/phishing email message - in Outlook this would mean opening the email to view it and then choosing File - Save As and saving it to your computer
  2. Create a new, blank email message and attach the saved spam message to it
  3. Copy and paste the original spam message subject line into the new message subject line
  4. Send the new message to junk@office365.microsoft.com

Staff - using Office365

  1. Login to your email using Office 365 mail.tcd.ie
  2. Find and click on the phishing message, click the down arrow next to Junk, and then click Phishing

Indicate an email is a phishing scam in Outlook on the web

Students

  1. Open your email on MyZone.
  2. Open the email you'd like to report.
  3. At the top right of the message next to the Reply button, click the down arrow.
  4. Select Report Phishing.