"Your E-mailbox password will soon expire" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on March 7th, 2017 related to account validate due to password expiration.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Your E-mailbox password will soon expire

Sender Name - External user

Sender e-mail address - External e-mail address (@truman.edu)

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

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Content of the phishing message

Your E-mailbox password will soon expire. To keep your password active. Click Link To Validate Your Account to update

 

Cheers!

ITS HelpCentre

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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:

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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.