"Your Identity 25/092017" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mail on September 25th 2017 related to profile activation.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Your Identity 25/092017

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU (@nvcc.edu)

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Content of phishing e-mail

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


Dear Member's,

Your account profile is inactive. Please proceed to activate it now

ACITVATE IT HERE

Best Regards,
Louisiana State University.

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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:

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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.