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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 05/27/2011. 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 05/27/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Friday, May 27, 2011
Subject: Webmail Message Center

Dear Webmail User,

A Computer Database Maintenance is currently going on your Webmail Message Center. Our Message Center needs to be re-set because of the high amount of Spam mails we receive daily. A Quarantine Maintenance will help us prevent this everyday dilemma.

To upgrade your mailbox on this Quarantine Maintenance, Please click on the link below:


Failure to re-validate and upgrade your mailbox via this above will render your e-mail in-active from our database.

Thanks System Administrator.

Note Below: Forward this message to all webmail users in your list to enable them upgrade first time on the new secure webmail upgrade page and update to our new secure version to be highly protected.

Email Adminstrator