LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on August 5th, 2017 related to account updates.
Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - NOREPLY@LSU.EDU and HELPDESK
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.
There are two separate e-mail messages with both messages containing link to the same phishing website. The contents of the messages are (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU, and directs the user to a third-party site. The third party sites appear as below:
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.