LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mail on August 31st, 2017 related to account validation.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Notice
Sender Name - Internal to LSU (multiple users)
Sender e-mail address - Internal to LSU (multiple e-mail addresses)
*Internal accounts can be compromised and used by malicious actors to send phishing e-mails, in order to appear more authentic.
Screenshot of phishing e-mail
Content of phishing e-mail
The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
Your mailbox has exceeded its storage limit set by our E-mail Administrator, and you will not be able to receive new mail unit you re-validate it.
Click Here to HERE your email account.
LSU HELP DESK
Screenshot of phishing site
The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU, and directs the user to 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.