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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 03/06/2012. 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 03/06/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Subject: Technical web notice(Your Email Account).

Dear Email Users,

If you are receiving this message it means that your email-address is due for deactivation; this was as a result of a continuous error script (code:505) received from this email-address. To resolve this problem you must reset your email-address. In order to reset this email-address, please kindly fill with valid information by clicking on the link below:


Note: Providing a wrong information or ignoring this message will resolve to the deactivation of this Email Address. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your cooperation.

Webmaster Desk (IT DEPARTMENT)
Information and Technology