"Dear LSU User" Phish

These Phishing message were received between January 8th and January 10th, 2017.

The subject of the e-mail varies. Some of the variations are - "DEAR LSU USER", "LSU HELP-DESK"

Content of the phishing email

The content of the e-mail contains language as below:

Your Two incoming mails were placed on pending status due to a recent upgrade to our data, In order to receive the messages CLICK HERE to login and wait for response from Administrator, we apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

©2016-2017 Louisiana State University ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 



This is a generated Email from Database to inform all LSU USER that a verification is taking place to terminate all Reported/Spam and inactive Account from our Database for the Year 2017.  If your account is very much Active and to Avoid De-Activation from our Database Please Visit our  LSU.EDU VERIFICATION    and fill out the Verification form correctly to avoid termination of your LSU.EDU Account from our database.

Take Note: If You Refuse to update your account after 24hrs of receipt of the notification of this update, your account will be excluded permanently from our Database we will not be responsible for the loss of your account. We apologize if you have experienced any difficulties due to this situation.




Screenshot of the phishing site

The Phishing e-mail contains a link that will direct a user to a non-LSU Page and request the user to provide their Full Name, Email Address, Password, Mobile Number, similar to below:

Screenshot of the phishing site