"Reset Password In Process" Phish
LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on April 24th, 2018, related to a Office365 password reset.
Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Reset Password In Process
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):
Microsoft Outlook Office365
Your New Password Request
Your password reset is in process and your current password will be disable shortly
password reset link will be forward to the new optional email submitted
Ignore this email notification your request will take effect shortly
If you did not request this password reset
Use Cancel Request button to cancel the password reset and keep your email safe
Cancel Reset Process
This action will take a brief period before this request takes effect
This is a mandatory communication about the service. To set communication preferences
for other cases.
This message was sent from the email address is not monitored. Do not reply to this
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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.