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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 08/12/2011. 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 08/12/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Friday, August 12, 2011
Subject: Keeping track of your usage

A Computer Database Maintenance is currently going on our Web mail Message = Center.
Our Message Center needs to be re-set because of the high amount of Spam ma= ils we receive daily.
A Quarantine Maintenance will help us prevent this every day dilemma.

To re-validate your mailbox Please Click below:

Click Here: click [LINK REMOVED]

Failure to re-validate your mailbox will render your e-mail in-active from = our database.
System Administrator