"LSU Information Technology" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on November 2nd, 2017 related to payroll notice.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - LSU Information Technology
Sender Name - External to LSU
Sender e-mail address - External to LSU
Screenshot of phishing e-mail
Content of phishing e-mail
The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):
Notice to all Faculty, staff, and student.
We have upgraded Cisco anyconnect vpn client software, please click the login button to reactivate your LSU SSL VPN Service access.
This is a technology that allows LSU SSL VPN Service Faculty, Staff, Students, and
Retirees to securely access the LSU SSL VPN Service Network from anywhere with an
All connections are logged and monitored. By accessing this system, you acknowledge that use of this and any other technology at LSU SSL is subject to the terms of the LSU SSL Conditions of Use and Policy on Computing Ethics
Screenshot of phishing site
The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU, and directs the user to a third-party site. The third party site appears as below:
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.