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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 03/08/2012. 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 03/08/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Thursday, March 08, 2012
Subject: Dear umich.edu webmail Account Owner

 From: umich.edu Customer Care
 Dear umich.edu webmail Account Owner,

This message is from umich.edu messaging center to all umich.edu email account owners. On march 12th,2012, from 6:23 PM until 04:30 AM, all umich.edu systems will undergo regularly scheduled maintenance this year 2012.

Access to your e-mail via the mail client will be unavailable for some time during this maintenance window. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center. We are deleting all umich.edu email account to create more space for new accounts this year 2012.

To continue using umich.edu account, you must reply to this email immediately and enter your

Phone number(...............)
User name here (........)
Password here(..........)

Failure to do this will immediately render your email address here deactivated from our database.

You can also confirm your email address by logging into your umich.edu account at https://webmail.umich.edu Thank you for using THE umich.edu Team"

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NOTE: This message is authorize by the (umich.edu) email account protector unit.

www.umich.edu will give you call to let you know if your umich.edu account is updated, umich.edu Official will get back to you after verifying your account before account could be reset. All right reserve.

[ UC'S EMAIL:update2011.2012.editions@gmail.com
>From Uc's Official Email Service

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Regards,

Jeff
ITS Service Center
University of Michigan
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