"You Have A Faculty Message From Chelsea Patton" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on January 12th, 2018, related to an email message from a faculty member that needs to be read.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - You Have A Faculty Message From Chelsea Patton
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):
You have a Faculty E-Learning message notification file from Chelsea Patton. For security reasons, Your message has been encoded.
Kindly SIGN IN HERE again to open and read your message notification.
Louisiana State University
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.