Phishing Alert: Emergency warning

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: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

[A link to a malicious website with a fake verification page has been removed from this example.]

Dear Umich webmail user,

This is to inform you that you have exceeded your mail storage quota,
you will not be able to receive more incoming mails as a restriction has been placed
on your account. Do consider deleting some messages from your Inbox/Junk
folder to create more space after which you are required to verify your
email account by click here to lift the restriction an re-enable your account.

Best regards
University of Michigan webmail support

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
A fake verification page is presented by the link in the phishing email.