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What password do I use when logging in with my uniqname? What is a UMICH password used for?
U-M computing account holders are frequently targeted by malicious intruders (hackers) in an attempt to obtain access to the network, and your files or personal information. Once an account has been compromised, a hacker can use it for any number of destructive or illegal purposes. Furthermore, when a hacker uses your account to conduct their devious deeds, they are essentially doing it under an assumed name: Yours!