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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 02/10/2011. 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 02/10/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011
Subject: You are about to exhaust your usage allowance

To ensure quick, responsive e-mail services, it is necessary to establish limits on the amount of e-mail each user may store on the system.
Our records show that you have almost exhausted your usage allowance provided with your webmail service. Depending on your current storage space you may request for additional storage. Please click here [LINK REMOVED] to request for additional storage.

Thanks
Rebecca Peinhardt
For Helpdesk Team