"Upgrade Security Version" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on July 19th, 2017 related to upgrading/verifying security for Office365.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Upgrade Security Version
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):
Microsoft Office 365
Office365 warn all subscriber to verify and upgrade to the new safety security available
worldwide. Failure to follow the instruction within 24 hours
your newly upgraded security might not reflect on your login till we introduce another upgraded version of security next 3 month
We strongly recommend you to take 20 seconds to secure your login details by re-login below
for instant verification and upgrade to the latest security version.
You will get newest version of Microsoft
This is a mandatory communication about the service. To set communication
preferences for other cases.
Privacy | legal notices
One Microsoft Way
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.