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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 11/16/2011. 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 11/16/2011 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Subject: You Have Exceeded Your Storage Quota

To ensure quick, responsive e-mail services, it is necessary to establish limits on the amount of e-mail each user may store on the system.Our records show that you have almost exhausted your usage allowance provided with your webmail service.

Depending on your current storage space you may request for additional storage.
Please click here
to request for additional storage.

ViAnn K. Abel
For IT Support Center