"Outlook Action Required" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on March 6th, 2017 related to updating mailbox due to security upgrade. 

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Outlook Action Required

Sender Name - External Name

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

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

PhishingItem03062017

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 for your account information in such a fashion.