"E-mail Validation: Louisiana State University" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on January 9th, 2018, related to account validation.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Email Validation: Louisiana State University
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):
This is to inform you that your account has exceeded its limit and need to be verified
Kindly click the link below to verify and validate your account.
VALIDATE MY ACCOUNT
Your account will be suspended if not validate within 48 hours.
LSU Help Desk
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.