"Important Update" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on March 10th, 2017 related to updating various fields through e-mail.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - important update
Sender Name - External user
Sender e-mail address - External e-mail address (@microchip.com)
Screenshot of the phishing message
The content of the message states the following (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
Content of the phishing email
all our staff are to Click Login to update the below listed:
· Access the new staff directory
· Access your pay slips and P60s
· Update your ID photo
· E-mail and Calendar Flexibility
· Connect mobile number to e-mail for Voicemail
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. Please note that LSU's actual e-mail web portal does not appear 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.