"Action On Your Account" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on December 11th, 2017 related to an issue with e-mail account.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Action On Your Account
Sender Name - External to LSU (@TechTown267.onmicrosoft.com)
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):
Someone attempted to sign in with your email ( email@example.com ) from an unknown location.
Date Received: [08 December 2017 02:02am]
We restricted the attempt and we put a lock on your account firstname.lastname@example.org for incoming and outgoing message till you sign in from a familiar location
SIGN-IN FROM A FAMILIAR LOCATION
Thanks for taking these additional steps to keep your email safe.
Privacy | legal notices
Screenshot of phishing site
The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU or Microsoft, 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.