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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 02/09/2012. 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 02/09/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Thursday, February 09, 2012
Subject: Your Email Account Alert !!!

Dear Valued Customer

We appreciate that you have been with umich.edu Mail for the past year. We are looking forward to bringing you an even faster, safer, easier-to-use umich.edu. If you've already verify to the latest iastate.edu thank you. If not, in about a two days from the date of this email, You can't sign in to your umich.edu Mail account, we will ask you to verify to the newest version of umich.edu Mail. But you don't have to wait. You can have the newest umich.edu Mail today.

You can verify now to the newest umich.edu Mail if your browser is Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 3, Safari 4, or Chrome 5, or newer. clicks the link bellow:

[LINK REMOVED] To Verify Now!

If you do not have one of these browsers, update your browser (it's fast and free) and then return to this email and click the Verify Now button. What You Can Look Forward To When You Verify

Faster email
The latest Mail spam-protection technology Easier-to-use design Unlimited email storage so that you can keep everything you want When you Verify to the newest version of umich.edu Mail, everything in your account (messages, folders, contacts, etc.) will be there.

Your Alternatives
we recommend that you Verify now, to protect you from receiving spam mails And to avoid losing your Mail during our general upgrade, but we strongly encourage you to upgrade to the newest version of umich.edu Mail Now!!!

Thank You for Being A Loyal Mail User We hope you enjoy the newest version of our service!

Senior Director
Product Management, umich.edu Mail 2012