Just received this

  CEC57 22:03 12 Mar 2003

I just received the following email can I trust it??????
It just feels strange
Do Microsoft email people

Microsoft Customer

this is the latest version of security update, the
"March 2003, Cumulative Patch" update which eliminates
all known security vulnerabilities affecting Internet Explorer,
Outlook and Outlook Express as well as five newly
discovered vulnerabilities. Install now to protect your computer
from these vulnerabilities, the most serious of which could allow
an attacker to run executable on your system. This update includes
the functionality of all previously released patches.

System requirements Win 9x/Me/2000/NT/XP
This update applies to Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 4.01 and later Microsoft Outlook, version 8.00 and later Microsoft Outlook Express, version 4.01 and later
Recommendation Customers should install the patch at the earliest opportunity.
How to install Run attached file. Click Yes on displayed dialog box.
How to use You don't need to do anything after installing this item.

Microsoft Product Support Services and Knowledge Base articles
can be found on the Microsoft Technical Support web site.
For security-related information about Microsoft products, please
visit the Microsoft Security Advisor web site, or Contact us.

Please do not reply to this message. It was sent from an unmonitored
e-mail address and we are unable to respond to any replies.

Thank you for using Microsoft products.

Best wishes from
Microsoft Corporation Internet Customer Services

©2003 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. The names of the actual companies
and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

  VoG™ 22:07 12 Mar 2003

Its a hoax/virus. Delete!

  Andÿ 22:11 12 Mar 2003
  CEC57 22:12 12 Mar 2003

Thanks I will

  powerless 22:15 12 Mar 2003

click here not always a virus.

  Stuartli 23:09 12 Mar 2003

Microsoft never sends out such e-mails and makes it very clear in a number of ways.

Mind you the wording appears to have been lifted from Microsoft websites to appear very authentic.

  Stuartli 23:11 12 Mar 2003

This is a subscription service.....:-)

  CEC57 13:20 13 Mar 2003

I've never subscribed to any microsoft services
I use auto updating

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