LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on September 4th, 2018, related to email verification.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - WARNING
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):
Your Email will be shutdown this midnight due to several negligence of emails. To
avoid this please click HERE and verify your email.
Screenshot of phishing site
The URL provided in the attachment does not belong to LSU or Microsoft 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.