email titled 'The New Microsoft-Security System'

  Grambo 19:52 07 Mar 05

Just had following email sent to me:-

Dear Sir/Madam,
We kindly ask you to install this update to your PC as soon as possible.
In the libraries of OS Windows® critical errors have been found. This errors lead to destruction of the system files from your computer without an opportunity on restoration. The given service-pack fixes libraries and does not allow various Trojan modules to penetrate into your computer.

Yours Faithfully,
Microsoft INC

This was from 'Microsoft' [email protected]>

Stinks of spoof

Anyone else had it and is there an email address i can notify MS regarding such emails
It could be legit of course, but im so cynical these days

  Totally-braindead 19:54 07 Mar 05

I can't tell you if its a spoof or not but have to say you're right to be cynical.

  billyliv 20:02 07 Mar 05

Hi, Microsoft DOES NOT send out e.mails. Everyone should be aware of that by now. There have been many warnings in the past. a reminder every so often for the newer members may be a good thing. Cheers, Bill

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