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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 08/14/2011. 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 08/14/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2011
Subject: webmail.umich.edu Maintenance

This is to complete your account verification process of the past month for the maintenance of your Web-mail Account. You are required to respond to this message and enter your ID and PASSWORD space (*******). You should do so before the next 48 hours of receipt of this email, or your account will be deactivated and deleted from our database.

Full Name: Mail User ID:
Mail Password:
Your account can also be monitored;https://webmail.umich.edu/