Fake Microsoft Alerts by E-Mail

  birdface 12:58 14 Oct 2008
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As Microsoft are about to give us a 10+updates tonight.This E-mail warning from PCA about fake security warnings.Just something to be on your guard against.click here

  Stuartli 15:24 14 Oct 2008

Microsoft doesn't send out unsolicted e-mail notifications.

Details of today's updates at:

click here

  manrow 16:16 14 Oct 2008

They do look very realistic buteman; I received 2 a few days ago and it was only the suggestion of downloading that made me cautious.

  birdface 17:05 14 Oct 2008

It is getting harder to keep computers clean nowadays.Its getting to a stage where it is no longer safe to surf the Internet.Twice last week I had Rogue security programs trying to download their programs on to my computer even though my McAfee Site Advisor said they were safe sites.And that was Just Googling for information to help others.It must be illegal to do this so why are Governments or Providers not helping to put a stop to it.Anyhow keep alert for all those fake e-mail security warnings.

  manrow 09:46 15 Oct 2008

buteman

It sounds as though it is better if we turn off the notification from Microsoft on the basis that the only messages thereafter are likely to spam?

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