"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):

Screenshot of the phishing email

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.

Screenshot of the phishing site

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.