"Very Urgent" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on December 18th, 2017 related to viewing documents in Microsoft Exchange environment.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Very Urgent
Sender Name - Internal to LSU
Sender e-mail address - Internal to LSU.
*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):
I received this message from your mailbox and I have upload the documents via Microsoft Exchange Portal just CLICK HERE and sign in with your email address to view documents.
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:
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.