"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
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):
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
Workday Supp0rt Team
W o r k d a y
© 2018 Workday, Inc. - All rights reserved. Workday is 100% green powered
Screenshot of phishing site
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:
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.