"Urgent: Immediate Action Required" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on July 23rd, 2018, related to updating Workday Account Information.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Urgent: Immediate Action Required

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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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):

Dear Workday User,

    This is a notification message to let you know that we detected some errors on your acc0unt. 

We implore you to review your acc0unt details and fix within 24 hours.

This is a result of a recent security upgrade on our server and database to fight against vulnerability and acc0unt theft.

Visit Link to update your acc0unt information. 
Imp0rtant: If your acc0unt is not updated within 24hrs, you may lose access to your acc0unt parmanently.

Please confirm your acc0unt to continue enjoying our services

Sincerely,
Workday Supp0rt Team

  W o r k d a y                                                                    
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The URL provided in the e-mail does not belong to LSU or Workday, 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.