LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on September 26th, 2018, related to validating email address.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LSU

Sender Name - External to LSU (multiple senders)

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU (multiple senders)

Screenshot of phishing e-mail

 Phish Mail - click to validate your email address


Phish Mail 2 - click to validate your email address

Content of phishing e-mail

The contents of the messages are (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):

Click here to validate your email address.

Thank you

Louisiana State University Team.

Screenshot of phishing site

The URL provided in the attachment 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.