Phishing Alert: BREAKING: Campus Security Emergency

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: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

NOTE: The subject line of this phishing email may vary. Other subjects include: 

  • BREAKING: Emergency Situation on Campus
  • Security Notification Concern on Campus

[A link to a malicious website that impersonates the University of Michigan login page has been removed from this example.]

Hello All,

An emergency scare was reported on Campus earlier today. Kindly view updated Memo HERE<link removed> and please endeavor to follow outlined protocol;

[Name Removed]

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