Phishing Alert: Email Security Update (URGENT)

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, April 4, 2018

[A link to a fake Exchange login page, which might also give an error, has been removed from this example.]

Importance: High


Because of recent cybersecurity threats that have been in the news, we have decided to move our email solution to a more secure server, as such, we need everyone to ensure that your credentials work on our new host.  Please complete the following SIMPLE steps to ensure you can still log in:

1. Go to [link removed]

2. Login with your network username and password

3. Logout and close your browser

We appreciate your attention to this URGENT matter.


Information Technology Services
University of Michigan

Location: 238 FCN

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