Phishing Alert: eMail Upgrade

Some U-M community members reported receiving this email. It is fraudulent or malicious. Do not respond, click any link in it, or provide personal information or money. See Phishing & Scams for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Friday, February 15, 2019


This phishing message directs the user to upgrade their email, then directs the user to a fake U-M login.

Phishing Message Body

Dear User,

Due to the congestion and spamming in all Webmail users accounts, you are required to update your account New version to avoid resource Spam, Spyware and Viruses. To update your account kindly CLICK HERE to help us update our database thank you.

Phishing Email or Site Screenshot: 
A fake University of Michigan login page is presented by the link in the phishing email.