"Security Update" Phish


LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on June 19th, 2020, related to account deactivation.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Security Update

Sender Name - LSU IT Help Desk (LSU e-mail address was spoofed, i.e. faked)

Sender e-mail address - noreply@lsu.edu (LSU e-mail address was spoofed, i.e. faked)

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Screenshot of the phishing email

Content of phishing e-mail

Your LSU Email account will be De-activated shortly.
To stop De-activation CLICK HERE and log in

ITS Service Desk

Screenshot of the phishing site

The URL does not belong to LSU and the site is not affiliated with LSU either. 

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.