Cautionary Banner on Emails from External Senders

Effective 3/10/2020, a cautionary banner will appear at the top of all emails received from external senders. The banner is a notification that the email originated outside of Xavier University, and its contents should be approached with extra care.

In plain text-formatted emails, the cautionary banner will appear like this:

CAUTION EXTERNAL EMAIL
DO NOT open attachments or click on links from unknown senders or unexpected emails

In HTML-formatted emails, the cautionary banner will appear like this:

Should you notice this banner on an email that appears to be from a xavier.edu address, there is a high likelihood it is a phishing attempt.

Please report such email using Phish Alert.

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Article ID: 586
Created
Thu 2/27/20 4:20 PM
Modified
Thu 2/27/20 4:58 PM