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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 03/07/2012. 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 03/07/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Subject: COMPULSORY FOR ALL STUDENTS,STAFF AND FACULTY

COMPULSORY FOR ALL STUDENTS,STAFF AND FACULTY

Dear webmail user,

Due to bugs and spam received daily in our server,we have now decided a compulsory

upgrade of your Web messaging system to a higher version of microsoft sun java webmail, so as to ensure more efficient delivery and more security of your mails and services.

please click the link below to verify your account for the upgrade of your webmail with

more storage space and security.

 

[LINK REMOVED]

 

"security is our combined responsibility"

System Administrator

Director - Systems & Production Services

University Authorities