"You have a New File" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on February 12th, 2018, related to a request from HR department to view a message.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - You have a New File

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):


You have a message from the Human Resources Department.

Click here to view your message

Copyright © 2018. Louisiana State University. All rights reserved.

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.