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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 09/22/2011. 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 09/22/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Subject: Mail Box Quota Exceeded

Your web mail quota has exceeded the set quota which is 3GB. you are currently running on 3.9 GB.

To re-activate and increase your web mail quota please click the link below


Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your web mail account.

Thanks, and sorry for the inconvenience Local-host.