"Incoming Email On Hold" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving a phishing e-mail on March 2nd, 2017 related to account being temporarily restricted. 

Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - Incoming Email on Hold

Sender Name - External User

Sender e-mail address - External E-mail address (@mavs.uta.edu)

The content of the message states the following (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 that looks similar to Office365 login screen.

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.