Phishing Alert: Your mailbox 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: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018

[A link to a phishing website with a fake verification form has been removed from this example.]

                                      Upgrade Required!!!

Hi User,

This notification is prompted to have your account updated to our new mail

server upgrade. Upgrade is to improve our security and new mail


As an active user, use the link below to access and submit ticket for


                  [Link to a phishing website removed.]

For security reasons, the upgrade portal link will expire within 20 days.

Notice:  To esure your receive future email as maintenance/update

notification, make sure your account is updated.


IT Support System

Phishing Site Screenshot: 
A fake verification form is presented by the link in the phishing email.