"Read: Email Update Urgently!!!" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on April 28th, 2017 related to account verification.
Subjects of the Phishing e-mail - Read: Email Update Urgently!!!
Sender Name - External to LSU
Sender e-mail address - External to LSU (@gmail.com)
Screenshot of phishing e-mail
Content of phishing e-mail
The content of the message states the following (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
Your Account information needs to be updated within 24 Hours, If this
is not done we shall suspend your account.
Please Click Here to Update:
Screenshot of 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:
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.