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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 07/24/2011. 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 07/24/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2011
Subject: Your Webmail Account was violated!

Dear User,


Attention! Your Webmail Account was violated!


Someone with ip address tried to access your personal account!


Please click the link below and enter your webmail information to confirm that you are not curre ntly away.


You have 3 days to confirm webmail information or your account will be locked.


Click here to verify your account [LINK REMOVED]


We apologize for any inconveniences on this effect.


Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Technical Support