Phishing Alert: Account Termination

Many U-M community members received this email on the date below. 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 email account may be compromised, contact 4-HELP.
Date Sent: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Dear E-mail User,

We received a message from you requesting for your account termination, please ignore this message if the request was from you. Your account would be deleted from our system in the next 24hrs.

(Note: All mails in your inbox, junk, draft, and sent items would be deleted, and access to your account would be denied.)

Click on the cancel request if the message wasn't from you and follow instructions Now.

Cancel request [LINK REMOVED]

Cancel the termination request to keep enjoying Outlook Web App

Sincerely. Outlook Team

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
A fake Outlook login page is presented by the link.