Reporting a Phishing Emails

Reporting a Phishing Email

    •  Southeast Missouri State University's Information Technology Department would like to keep our campus community as safe and secure as possible. In order to accomplish this, the department has begun to keep track and publish known phishing attempts. Use this page to assist when reporting suspicious emails to the IT department. Once confirmed, the phishing emails will be displayed on the list of Known Phishing Emails.

       Use the instructions below to forward suspected phishing emails to the IT Help Desk. Your forwarded email can help the IT department block phishing emails and their malicious links from being accessed by others.


Forwarding Instructions

Apple Mail


1. Select the message in the message list.

2. Move the pointer over the message header, then select the Forward option.

3. Add text explaining that you believe that this is a phishing email and would like to report it.

4. Add helpdesk@semo.edu as the recipient 5. When you're ready, click the send button.

Gmail (In Browser)


1. Open the email you would like to forward.

2. Click on the down arrow in the top-right corner of the email.

3. Select the forward option.

4. Add helpdesk@semo.edu as the recipient.

5. Add text explaining that you believe that this is a phishing email and would like to report it.

6. When you're ready, click the send button.

Outlook 2013/2016


1. Open your inbox

2. Right-Click on the email you would like to forward

2. Select the Forward option

3. Enter HelpDesk@semo.edu as the recipient

4. Add text explaining that you believe that this is a phishing email and would like to report it.

5. When you're ready, click the send button.

All Other Email Clients


 If the emailing client that you use is not listed here and you would like assistance on forwarding an email, please contact the IT Help Desk at (573) 651-4357 or email them at helpdesk@semo.edu.

Contact

IT Help Desk

(573) 651-4357
helpdesk@semo.edu
Memorial Hall 107

IT Office

(573) 651-2217
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701