Phishing Alert: RE: POSSIBLE VIRUS/PHISHING SCAM DETECTED!

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 12, 2016

User Impact: All Staff/Employee(s)

Description of the Problem: POSSIBLE VIRUS/PHISHING SCAM DETECTED 

Estimated Begin Time of Service Outage: Monday, December 12, 2016

Estimated Time of Resolution: Tuesday,December 13, 2016

Today, 12th Dec, 2016. We are currently upgrading our e-mail system to Microsoft Outlook 360. This service is to create more space and easy access to email. All institutional account user's are advice to update their account now. This has been made mandatory for all users. The user should CLICK HERE [LINK REMOVED] /  and fill the form for activation .

NOTE: If any user don't do this will get his / her account De-activated/blocked.

Thanks,

IT Routine System 

Service Desk Ticket:  263515 

(Director of IT Operations and Support

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
Fake verification form is presented by the link.