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LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on October 3rd and 4th 2017 related to e-mail validation.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - (The e-mail had no subject)

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

 Screenshot of Phish Mail

Content of phishing e-mail

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

All Staffs and Students are expected to migrate to the New 2017 Microsoft Outlook Web portal to access the below, click here to migrate:

 

·    Access the new staff directory

·    Access your pay slips and P60s

·    Update your ID photo

·     E-mail and Calendar Flexibility 

·    Connect mobile number to e-mail for voicemail 

 

Important notice:  All staffs and students are expected to migrate within 24 hours to avoid delay on mail delivery.

 

On behalf of IT Support. This is a group email account and its been monitored 24/7, therefore, please do not ignore this notification, because its very compulsory. 
 
Sincerely.
Admin Team.

Screenshots of phishing sites

The URLs provided in the e-mail do not belong to LSU, and direct the user to third-party sites. The third party sites appear as below:

 Screenshot of first Phish Site

 

Screenshot of second phish site

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.