Phishing Alert: Microsoft 2016 final update request/ warning alert

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: 
Sunday, December 18, 2016

This message is from a trusted sender.

Microsoft account

Security update alert

Dear Outlook/Hotmail User,

We noticed that your incoming emails was placed on-hold due to you are still operating on our old version.

Take a minute to update your account below for safer and full-featured Outlook/hotmail experience.

Click here for your new update [LINK REMOVED]

Failure to update your account on or before 24th Dec 2016 will lead to permanently shutdown of your account from our database.


Microsoft Account Team

(c)2016 Microsoft Inc. All Rights Reserved

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