Phish Bowl


-Welcome to the Phish Bowl

If you receive a suspicious email, check the list below to verify if it is a current phishing scam caught at SHSU. 

If the email is listed, it has been taken care of by our IT@Sam Security Team and all you need to do is delete the email.  

You don't see the email on this list? Contact the IT@Sam Service Desk and report it immediately to


Pet Care Opening

Scam email offering a seemingly legitimate job but would use you as a money mule.

Notifications|undeliverable to your inbox

Scam email asking you to approve or deny emails to be sent. 
7/16/2019 Sextortion scam email try to extort you for money by claiming they have embarrassing sexual information about you through your computer.

Pet Sitter Needed:

Scam email offering a seemingly legitimate job but would use you as a money mule.

Your account is being locked.

Phishing email encouraging your to click a link and enter your user information for your Office 365 account.
6/28/2019 Phishing emails encouraging you to download and listen to a voice message

Phishing email from various SHSU accounts, asking you to click  a link for a job opportunity

Phishing email from an SHSU account, asking you to click a link to view a June class update
2/07/2019 Subject: State Various SHSU Subjects Phishing email about seemingly official SHSU subjects 
10/15/2018 Subject: FW:[ATTENTION REQUIRED]  Phishing email claiming to be from Dr. Hoyt, requesting SHSU login information

Remember, if the email is not on this list, do not assume it is safe. Be sure not to click any links or attachments prior to deleting phishing emails. It is always better to "Stop. Think. Protect." than to assume and click. 

NOTE: We have worked to remove malicious content from these emails, but recommend that you do not explore any links or email addresses contained within these examples.

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