"Important Notice for Campus Community" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on March 3rd, 2017 related to account verification for uninterrupted access. 

Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - Important Notice for Campus Community

Sender Name - Louisiana State University

Sender e-mail addressinfo@lsu.edu*

*The sender e-mail address appears to be  falsely represented as info@lsu.edu

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

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The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU and directs the user to a third-party site that looks very similar to myLSU's Login Screen. NOTE: the URL is cubtx.com and not associated with lsu.edu.

The page looks like below:

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NOTE: ALWAYS verify the URL provided in any e-mail and PLEASE NOTE that LSU will not ask you for your account information in such a fashion.