Phishing Alert: [phone number] left you a voice message

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, December 17, 2018

[This phishing email may have a phone number listed in the subject line. It may also contain phone numbers and links in the text of the message to trick you into visiting a site that asks for login credentials. All numbers and links have been removed from this example for safety and privacy. The phishing site linked to impersonates Blackboard.]

External Email - Use Caution

A voice message was received from [phone number]

Message-Length: 0.39 secs

Listen to Voice Message [Link to phishing site removed.]

Save the audio file here: Recorded_VoiceMsg.wav [Link to phishing site removed.]


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