"ICT Help Desk Notice" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on February 24th, 2017 related to email verification. 

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - ICT Help Desk Notice

Sender Name - White, Jessica D. 

Sender e-mail address - External E-mail Address (@somc.org)

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

Dear Email
Your password Expire In TWO{2}Hours Current Mail Users Should Please Log On To IT WEBSITE To Validate .....

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.