"3 unread message" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on January 22nd, 2018, related to action required due to unread messages.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - 3 unread message

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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):

Dear User

Your lsu account requires your immediate action.
Please, click here to continue.


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 (similar to LSU's Single Sign-on page):

 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.