"ACTION REQUIRED 09/06/2019" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on September 6th, 2019, related to a special announcement requiring account validation.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - ACTION REQUIRED 09/06/2019
Sender Name - External to LSU
Sender e-mail address - External to LSU
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Content of phishing e-mail
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM Louisiana State University
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Content of phishing message in the attachment
This is to notify all Students and Staffs
of Louisiana State University that we are validating active accounts.
Kindly confirm your account is still in use by clicking the validation link below:
IT Help Desk
Office of Information Technology
Louisiana State University
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The URL does not belong to LSU and/or Microsoft. Several of the users would not have been able to get to the Website.
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.