"Secured Document for Review" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on January 10th, 2018, related to a document that needs to be reviewed.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Secured Document for Review

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.

NOTE: It appears that the malicious users are using the internal user account to confirm that the e-mail is a legitimate e-mail. 

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):

User sent you a document to review.
User Name

Thank You, User Name

Do Not Share This Email
This email contains a secure link to DocuSign. Please do not share this email, link, or access code with others.

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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.