"Payroll Schedule 29/05/2018​" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on May 29th, 2018, related payroll message.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Payroll Schedule 29/05/2018 <Time stamp>

Sender Name - Actual sender e-mail address is not a @lsu.edu address but appears to show that.

Sender e-mail address - Actual sender e-mail address is not a @lsu.edu address but appears to show that.

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Content of phishing e-mail

The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):

You have 1 new important message regarding your payroll.

Link

Louisiana State University | Payroll Services29/05/2018 06:23:42

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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:

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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.