"Louisiana State University Re-evaluated and Up to Date Computer Acceptable Use Policy For All Employees" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on August 16th, 2018, related to review of guidelines for Computer Acceptable Use Policy.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Louisiana State University Re-evaluated and Up to Date Computer Acceptable Use Policy For All Employees

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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

Letter From The President F. King Alexander
Dear Colleagues:

Our aims is to provide guidance and align our behaviors as we make great decisions that impact our daily operations. we rely on our values and this code as guidelines, as a breach of the Policy may result in disciplinary action against the Employee concerned.

All employees, including all individuals on full-time or part-time employment with the Institution are required to go through the guidelines attached in this email. It is important that we all adhere to these guidelines so you will be helping to ensure a future success of this great institution

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to delivering a better and reliable service.


Sincerely
F. King Alexander
President
Louisiana State University

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The URL provided in the attachement with 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.