"***SPAM*** NOTIFICATION!!!" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on June 28th, 2017 related to account validation and e-mail storage.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - ***SPAM*** NOTIFICATION!!!
Sender Name - External to LSU
Sender e-mail address - External to LSU
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 email has used up the storage limit of 99.9 gigabytes as defined by your Administrator. You will be blocked from sending and receiving messages if not re- validated within 48hrs.
Kindly click on your email below for quick re-validation and additional storage will be updated automatically
E-mail Support 2017.
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.