Spear Phishing

Criminals are Targeting You and the U

Criminals are targeting you and all members of the U-M community with phishing schemes to trick you into revealing your personal information and UMICH password.

What's at Risk?

  • Access to your U-M accounts and university records
  • Private personal information
  • Valuable research data
  • Sensitive university data

What is Spear Phishing?

  • A more targeted version of phishing. More about Phishing & Scams.
  • Universities, including U-M are targeted.
  • Criminals disguise their messages and websites to look like official U-M messages and websites.
  • They target members of the U-M community.
  • It's harder to recognize that the emails and websites are the work of criminals because they closely mimic the look of legitimate emails and websites.