"Your mailbox is almost full" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on March 9th, 2017 related to email account exceeding the storage limit and requires a restore.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Your mailbox is almost full

Sender Name - External user

Sender e-mail address - External e-mail address (@state.nm.us)

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. The third party site appears as below. Please note that LSU's actual e-mail web portal does not appear as 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.