"Verify your email address" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on February 22nd, 2017 related to email verification. 

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Verify your email address

Sender Name - Mail Administrator

Sender e-mail address - External E-mail Address (@wayne.edu)

The content of the message states the following (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):

 Verify your email address phish

The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU and directs the user to a third-party site. 

NOTE: ALWAYS verify the URL provided in any e-mail and please note that LSU will not ask you to verify your accounts in such a fashion.