"Security Alert!!!" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on April 3rd, 2017 related to account update.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Security Alert!!!
Sender Name - External User
Sender e-mail address - External e-mail address (@opusbhd.uemnet.com)
Screenshot of the phishing email
The content of the message states the following (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
Content of the phishing email
Due to recent activities going on in your account, we hereby notify you that your account will be automatically suspend from sending and receiving emails if you do not update it in the next 18 hours. As you will loose access to your account totally.
Click the link below and Re-login through the service link to update your account:
Screenshot of the phishing site
The URL provided in the e-mails does not belong to LSU and directs a 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.