"Account Termination Notice" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on June 22nd, 2017 related to account termination.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Account Termination Notice

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

Screenshot of the phishing e-mail 

Screenshot of Phish Mail

Content of the phishing e-mail

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

Dear user

Your account has violated our policy find attached and do the needful.

Microsoft Outlook

Information regarding the attachment

The e-mail contains an attachment, that informs user to click on a link to cancel termination of the account. The attachment appears as below:

Phish Site

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