University of Michigan Police warn phishing scam could lead to identity theft

(WXYZ) - University of Michigan Police say an email phishing scam could put you in danger of identity theft.

The scam targets UM email recipients and are designed to trick users into their UMich passwords.

In two recent incidents, staff provided passwords that allowed suspects to redirect employee pay deposits or obtain social security numbers.

You can learn more about spear phishing and how to protect yourself from the attacks by visiting UM Safe Computing website: http://safecomputing.umich.edu/main/phishing_alerts/spear-phish.php .

 

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