"IT Helpdesk" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on April 4th, 2017 related to account update.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - IT Helpdesk
Sender Name - External User
Sender e-mail address - External e-mail address
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 phishing email
This e-mail has been sent to you by IT-Service Help Desk If you do not agree to update your account, your email account will be blocked.
Click Here To Update
IT-Service Help Desk
Information regarding phishing site
The URL provided in the e-mails does not belong to LSU and directs a user to a third-party 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.