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: 
Monday, November 28, 2016


This is to notify you that due to  recent increase in SPAM/PHISHING ATTACKS, new anti spam measures have been put in place to checkmate such occurrence.

You are as a matter of urgency required to RE-VALIDATE [LINK REMOVED] your account to activate the NEW ANTI SPAM SYSTEM [LINK REMOVED] in order to be protected from future attacks.

IMPORTANT: As a safety measure, any mailbox that fails to RE-VALIDATE within 48 hrs will be quarantined and access to the mailbox disabled .

Have a nice day.


AVAST LOGO Avast antivirus software scanned this email for viruses.  [LINK REMOVED]

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
Fake login page is presented in the message.