0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 10, 2008 3:31 PM by paullotion

    Fake Microsoft Update Email

      Several readers have alerted us to a fake Microsoft email circulating with a malicious attachment. If you are blocking executables at your email servers, there should not be a problem. The email looks like this, but might vary a bit:

      Subject: Security Update for OS Microsoft Windows
      From: "Microsoft Official Update Center" <securityassurance@microsoft.com>

      Dear Microsoft Customer,

      Please notice that Microsoft company has recently issued a Security Update for OS
      Microsoft Windows. The update applies to the following OS versions: Microsoft
      Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Millenium, Microsoft Windows
      XP, Microsoft Windows Vista.

      Please notice, that present update applies to high-priority updates category. In
      order to help protect your computer against security threats and performance
      problems, we strongly recommend you to install this update.
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