"Important Notification" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on February 27th, 2019, related to restoring account access.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Important Notification

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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Content of Message

Dear User,

Your Email account access will be removed in the next 24hrs as your device has been sending shot down request to our internal server.

If you think it's an error:


Login To Restore Account
This message was sent from an unmonitored e-mail address. Please do not reply to this message. 

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The URL does not belong to LSU and/or Microsoft. 

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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.