Phishing Attack 9/25/18

September 25, 2018 by Sumit Jain  | Comments

Attention colleagues,  

LSU ITSP team received multiple notifications this morning related to phishing e-mails received by LSU personnel. We have taken appropriate steps to mitigate the risk from our campus network; however, we felt it prudent to share the relevant information with you. We would really appreciate if you could share this message within your internal department. 

The details of the phishing messages are as below:
Subjects of Phishing E-mail: IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LSU 

Sender Name and Email:  External to LSU 

Phishing Site and other details:  

https://www.lsu.edu/it_services/its_security/Phishing-Items/phishitem20180925.php

We would like your assistance in sharing this information with your constituents and to highlight the following:  

  •  LSU will NEVER request anyone to validate or share myLSU/PAWS/e-mail account and password through e-mail. 
  • LSU will NEVER request anyone to verify their myLSU/PAWS/e-mail account and password. 
  • LSU will NEVER request any sensitive information via sites that are not associated with the University.  

We appreciate your assistance in keeping our University and users secure.  

 

Sumit Jain, CISSP

Director, IT Security and Policy

Information Technology Services