Upcoming Changes to the Phish Reporter Button

As of August 2nd, UIT is making changes to the current “Report Phishing” button in Outlook. Users will see the existing button with the “fish” icon be replaced by a new version that is integrated with new Microsoft email protection technologies. The new button has a different icon but works similarly and provides more immediate reporting and response capability for suspicious messages. In addition to reporting the message to Information Security, messages will be automatically processed to improve filtering and help identify similar phishing attempts.

What is changing?

The look of the button is changing from






Behind the scenes, the new button is connected to an entirely new mechanism for phishing reporting and response to improve effectiveness.

Note that there is no change to the phishing button for York’s Google G-suite email for students.

For more information please see the Report Phishing service page on the UIT Information Security website.