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Windows 7: Email from Bing - New Balls Please

06 Jul 2016   #1
Painter

W7Pro/64
 
 
Email from Bing - New Balls Please

I received this email today in my Live in-box. 'New Balls Please'. The sender: Bing

I am concerned that it might be malicious. Has anyone else received it?

On a Google search I got only one hit. The person who received the same email opened it and said it was empty. Odd.


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06 Jul 2016   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Empty emails from unexpected sources are generally a bad thing - my suggestion is to delete and run a deep scan with whatever Anti-Malware you prefer.

My thinking on this is if you delete something that is important the the sender is likely to resend / try other methods - if they don't it wasn't that important
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06 Jul 2016   #3
Painter

W7Pro/64
 
 

I assume that an authentic email from Bing would actually show the author as Microsoft.

I chose not to open this email. I expect as long as it is not opened it is harmless. Yes?
However, as you suggested I will run both an AV scan and a anti-malware scan.
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