Phishing Alert: RE: ICT Technical Support..

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 & Suspicious Email for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

 

Phishing Message Summary

This phishing email attempts to trick users into providing their name and password to a fake login site. U-M will not send email asking you to rush to prevent account shutoff. University of Michigan email changes are anounced ahead of time, and U-M accounts, including Michigan Medicine, are based on your affiliation, and are only removed when your qualifiying affiliation goes away. The link in the phish shows a fake Outlook Web login page. A check of the URL in this phising email shows that it is not a valid U-M address. Always check a site's URL before entering your user credentials!

Phishing Email Text

mail and as such all active staff are to verify and Log in for the upgrade and migration to take effect now. This is done to improve the security and efficiency due to recent spam mails received.

                                    Please all Staff  Click HERE  Switch to Outlook Webmail 2019 for Staff 

Note that, after circulating this switching to Outlook is for all email service in this service and if not done, we will start deactivating and deleting unverified and inactive email accounts without any further notice that did not migrate in the next 24 hours. PLEASE DO AS ADVISE ABOVE. Regards, External Email Administrator, Outlook Services for Staff and Internet services Copyright 2019.

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
A fake Outlook web application site is presented by the link in the phishing email.