"VALIDATE YOUR OFFICE EMAIL" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on July 10th, 2017 related to restoring email access due to storage limit issues.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - VALIDATE YOUR OFFICE EMAIL
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 address has been disabled because we are unable to validate your office email .
Validate your Office email address below to guide you against any malicious messages.
Validate Your Office Email Address
MAIL 365 ADMINISTRATOR
Screenshot of phishing site
The URL in the e-mail redirects user to a website that does appear to be similar to Microsoft Office365 page, the URL does not belong to LSU or Microsoft. 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.