"Dear User," Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on October 13th, 2017 related to email validation.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Dear User,
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.
The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
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.