"Processed Attachment" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on August 28th, 2018, related to review of documents via DocuSign.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Processed Attachment

Sender Name - Internal to LSU*

Sender e-mail address - Internal to LSU*

*Internal accounts can be compromised and used by malicious actors to send phishing e-mails, in order to appear more authentic.

The e-mail contained a PDF attachment with the link. The content of the message is (Links and other descriptors have been removed for security purposes):

 Phish Mail

The URL provided in the attachment does not belong to LSU or Microsoft and directs the user to a third-party site. The third party site appears as below:

 Phish Site

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.