"LSU - System Administrator/upgrade" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on January 22nd, 2020, related to a Cisco VPN.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - LSU - System Administrator/upgrade

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

Screenshot of phishing e-mail
Screenshot of the phishing email

Content of phishing e-mail


Microsoft recently released their 2020 Patch updates, but "KB4517389" update will cause the Cisco AnyConnect VPN to stop working. As a result of this you may have problems connecting to the institution's server until re-verification.

To prevent permanent deactivation and to enjoy the mind-blowing server speed kindly re-verify by clicking below

<Phishing Link here>

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.


Screenshot of the phishing site

The URL does not belong to LSU and/or services provided by LSU. 

Screenshot of the phishing 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.