Phishing Alert: Payroll Notification

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 13, 2018

[Links to a fake U-M Login page have been removed from this example. Related examples may also include U-M logos.]

Dear User,

You have the following message in the Message Center:

"Payroll Notification"

You can visit the Secure Message Center or Click here to view notification details at

Click here to unsubscribe from U-M Systems Status.

*To learn how alerts like this one help you to protect your webmail, visit School Help Center. 

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