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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 01/24/2012. 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 01/24/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Subject: Admin Message--Your Account Expire In 24Hours

This message is from MESSAGING CENTER to all our account owners. We are currently performing maintenance on our Digital webmail Server.

We intend upgrading our Security Server for better online services due to spam mail and virus. In order to ensure you do not experience service interruption,

please you have to response to this email immediately to prevent your account from being deactivated during this exercise.


To Confirm Your E-mail Account click on the link below


And if you can not click the above link, kindly copy the link and paste on your web address.

Thank you for your cooperation.

System Help Desk.