"LSU Account Migration/Protection Exercise (INC0347429) For" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on May 20th 2019, related to LSU E-mail update.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - LSU Account Migration/Protection Exercise (INC0347429) For <Email account>

Sender Name - IRT Service Desk

Sender e-mail address - Internal to LSU (sending e-mail address is spoofed, i.e. pretending to be an LSU e-mail address)

Content of Message

 

 

Technology Support Center | LSU

LSU - Server Migration /Account User Quarantine Exercise Notification: 

To:  LSU Faculty & Staff  Email Account Users

DATE: May, 20th, 2019.
Server Migration Update:


LSU Technology Support Center (TSC) will be Updating / Migrating Email Account Symantec Endpoint Protection Communication to a new SPAM filtering service which will improve the new Barracuda Spam Firewall Email Security Overview and the ability to identify and  block Spam/Phishing attempts automatically and other undesirable messages that flood our email system on a daily basis. This is due to a massive spam attack we received recently which lead to the closure of some 
LSU InCommon (Comodo) SSL / Email Accounts.

LSU Account Users may see the Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows notification pop-up during 
the switch kindly ignore.

Who will be impacted?
All Faculty & Staff  and LSU Email Accounts Users.

What is required:

You are to confirm your  LSU Email Account Login Details as requested below for Migration, Quarantine Exercise and Protection against SPAM by clicking your reply LSUtton and replying to this email with your active LSU login details as follows. (This will confirm your  LSU Account login/usage Frequency): Please be informed that we will deactivate and delete any LSU Email Users Account that do not adhere to this notice as part of our (Inactive Accounts | Barracuda Spam Firewall | Email Security Overview)  clean-up process to enable service upgrade efficiency.

* Enter Your UserID / Coyote ID: [  ]

* Enter Your Password: [ ]

* Email Address: [ ]


By providing the above required details, you have abide by the LSU Electronic 
Communications Policy.

Replies will be received and acknowledged by Technology Support Center.

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David Garcia, M.A.

Operations Specialist

Technology Support Center

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge,

Louisiana 70803

 

Please use the box below for any comments or questions
 
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Req:#092299002 - LSU Account User Quarantine Exercise




 

 

NOTE: LSU will never ask you to provide your account information, including password, via e-mail.