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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 08/23/2011. 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 08/23/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Subject: Dear Umich Webmail Member

Dear Umich Webmail Member,

Due to the congestion in all umich.edu! users Accounts, umich.edu webmail would be shutting down all unused Accounts. In order to avoid the deactivation of your account, you will have to confirm your e-mail by filling out your Login Info below by clicking the reply button. The personal information requested are for the safety of your umich.edu Account. Please LEAVE all information requested.

Full name: ......................
User-name:.......................
Password: .......................
Confirm Password: ...............
Date Of Birth: ..................

After you must have followed the instructions in the sheet, your umich.edu Account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. Thank you for your usual co-operation. We apologize for any inconvenience.

University of Michigan
WebMail Customer Care
Case number: 8941624
Property: Account Security