"Account Blocked." Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on April 10th, 2017 related to account verification.

Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - Dear Webmail Account Owner,

Sender Name - External User

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

Screenshot of the phishing e-mail

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

Screenshot of Phish Email

Content of the phishing e-mail

Dear user,


Due to the recent attack on our database, all account must verify that help-desk, due to the recent renovation and maintenance of our antivirus. failure to update your account, your account will be deleted due to maintaining the software.
you must enter your username here (********) password here (********) click reply and send.


Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

Thank you for your cooperation.
Webmail Admin
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Service Providers administrator
All rights reserved.

Information regarding phishing e-mail

The e-mail requests the users to send their information via e-mail. 

NOTE: PLEASE NOTE that LSU will not ask you for your account information in such a fashion.