"Dear LSU Mail User;" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on May 17th, 2017 related to account validation.

Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - "Dear LSU Mail User;" and "LSU Email Support"

Sender Name - Internal to LSU (multiple users)

Sender e-mail address - Internal to LSU* (multiple e-mail addresses)

*Internal accounts can be compromised and used by malicious actors to send phishing e-mails, in order to appear more authentic.

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

 Phish Mail

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:

Phish 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.