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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 11/11/2011. 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 11/11/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Friday, November 11, 2011
Subject: Storage on your mailbox exceeded

Dear webmail user, you have exceeded the storage limit on our mailbox. You will not be able to send or receive new mail until you upgrade your email quota.

Click the below link to upgrade your account;


Be advised that you will be prohibited from using on your mailbox access, if you have fail to upgrade your account.

University of Michigan.