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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 01/24/2014. 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 01/24/2014 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Friday, January 24, 2014
Subject: Account Upgrade

Dear Account User,

We have congestion due to the anonymous registration email accounts.Therefore,we will close some of the e-mail accounts, and then click Update. We will send this e-mail so that you can let us know if you still want to use this account. If you are still interested to make sure your account immediately. You need to confirm e-mail, click the link below.


Attention! Any account holder directly to a Web mail that refuses to update his account upon receipt of this email will lose his account permanently.

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