Phishing Alert: Umich Release Your Pending Emails

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: 
Monday, March 9, 2020

Phishing Message Summary

This phishing email attempts to impersonate a U-M email system alert directing the recipient to a fake U-M weblogin page. U-M email systems do not send this type of alert directing you to log in to a page with a non-UM URL. Always check the URL before loging in. The real U-M login page is

Users of Michigan Medicine's email system will also see a warning that this is an external email; another clue that it is a phish.

This phishing email may also appear customized with a user's uniqname or other details, such as date and time.

Phishing Email


Dear uniqname @umich .edu[email may be customized with recipient's uniqname] has prevented the delivery of 5 new messages

to your inbox as of Monday, 03/09/2020 11:56:13 am (UTC).

You can review these here and choose what happens to them.


Phishing Email or Site Screenshot: 
A fake Outlook login page is shown. Always check the URL before entering your credentials.