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Phishing Reporting Procedure
The UWM Help Desk asks clients to report phishing attempt emails they have received. Microsoft often institutes a filter for these types of emails, so simply forwarding it will not properly report the email. Here are the steps to properly report phishing attempt emails:
For more information on junk email and phishing, please see our expanded KnowledgeBase article, Office 365 (Outlook) - Learn about junk email and phishing .
Outlook on the webTo report a junk/phishing message in Outlook on the web:
2. Select the junk/phishing email message and press the "Junk" drop down menu. Then click on whether the email is junk or phishing.
3. Report the phishing/junk message, as it will help grow the junk filter and block similar emails in the future
If you selected phishing, the following screen will appear::
If you selected junk, the following screen will appear:
To report a junk/phishing message in Outlook 2016/2013 for Windows:
1. Right-click on the message you want to mark as junk and select Junk:
2. Select Block sender:
The message will be moved to your Junk Email folder and future messages from that sender will be delivered to your Junk Email folder.
1. Select Junk from the ribbon, then select either Junk or Block sender:
If you select Junk, the message will be moved to your "Junk Email" folder. If you select Block Sender, the message will be moved to your "Junk Email" folder and future messages from that sender will be delivered to your Junk Email folder.