"Library Notifications" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on February 9th, 2018, related to acess to Library resources expiring which require account renewal..
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Library Notifications
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):
Our records show that your access to LSU Libraries System is about to expire. Due to security precautions established to protect University Libraries System, you have to renew your library account on a regular base, so please use the following link
After your successful authentication, your access will be restored automatically and you will be redirected to the library homepage. If you are unable to log in, please contact the library help desk for immediate assistance. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused.
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Phone: +1 (225) 578-5652
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 (similar to LSU's Single Sign-on page):
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.