LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on August 23rd, 2017 related to account validation.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Update, ADMIN UPDATE WARNING
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 were two separate messages and the content of the messages are (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
The URL provided in the e-mails do not belong to LSU, and directs the user to third-party site. The third party site appears 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.