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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 12/10/2011. This message is not from U-M. Do not respond, do not click on any link, and immediately delete it.

  • If you have already clicked on the link and entered any personal information—including your UMICH password--immediately change your password AND contact 4-HELP. An ITS Service Representative will check your account for any malicious activity that may already have been carried out by the sender of the phishing message.
  • If you have any concern that your e-mail account may be compromised, contact 4-HELP.

Text of 12/10/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Subject: UPGRADE YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit is 1 GB, which is defined by the administrator, are running at 99.8 gigabytes, you can not send or receive new messages until you re-validate your mailbox.

To renew the mailbox, click link below:
[LINK REMOVED]

Thank you!
Webmail system administrator!

WARNING! Protect your privacy. Logout when you are done and completely exit your browser.