Phishing Alert: Upgrade Your Account

Some U-M community members reported receiving this email. It is fraudulent or malicious. Do not respond, click any link in it, or provide personal information or money. See Phishing & Suspicious Email for more tips. If you need help, contact the ITS Service Center.

Date Sent: 
Sunday, November 26, 2017

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Dear emailuser @ umich . edu

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We've noticed that your email account is almost out of the limit, which may cause a failure in your mailbox, or you may be unable to receive or send multiple emails.

To continue using your mailbox, you need to upgrade your mailbox quota immediately. This service is free. 

                                                  UPGRADE MAILBOX QUOTA

Once the upgrade is complete, your mailbox will work effectively. Failed to update your email account may be permanently disabled.

Email Administrator

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