"Termination Final Alert for :<Account_Name>, Resolve Now!" Phish

 

LSU Personnel started receiving phishing e-mails on July 15th, 2019, related to account verification.

Subject of the Phishing e-mail - Termination Final Alert for :<Account_Name>, Resolve Now!

Sender Name - External to LSU

Sender e-mail address - External to LSU

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Content of Message

Message from Trusted server.

Microsoft Account

Dear : <Account_Name>

Oulook Mail has prevented delivery of new emails to your inbox
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Start Verification
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The URL does not belong to LSU and/or Microsoft. Several of the users would not have been able to get to the Website.

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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.