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LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on October 16th 2017 related to mailbox size issue.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - (Email has 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):

Your mailbox will stop sending and receiving messages in the next 24 hours. Kindly increase your mailbox size by filling out the necessary mailbox requirement. CHECKHERE  to complete

 

Help-Desk Administrator.

Louisiana State University

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:

 Screenshot of 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.