"Action Required!" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on September 17th, 2018, related to the need to update accounts.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Action Required!

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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Content of phishing e-mail

The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):

All Students and member of Staff of LSU are to update their account below


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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:

 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.