LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on February 13th, 2017 related to a technical upgrade. 

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - TECHNICAL URGENT UPGRADE

Sender Name - External Name

Sender e-mail address - External Address

Content of the phishing email

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

Visit-techniacal-urgent-upgrade Lsu.edu ©  2017  All Rights Reserved.


NOTE: The spelling of Technical in the email body is incorrect.

Screenshot of the phishing site

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:

Screenshot of the phishing site

NOTE: ALWAYS verify the URL provided in the e-mail and please note that LSU will not ask you to verify your accounts in such a fashion.