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Windows 7: Warning on possible Spam/malware

13 Jan 2011   #1
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 
Warning on possible Spam/malware

Hi! Everyone,

Just received this (See attachment) in my email today.

It seemed suspicious right off the bat because as everyone should know that Microsoft/Windows would never send an alert out to personal email, although the poster in post #11 did receive it in his/her Windows Live Mail.
The user would/should receive notification though Windows Update.

If you do a search of the senders address there is something not quite right with it, a possible redirect.

Check post #11 here: Received e-mail from "Windows Live Messenger Team"... - Neowin Forums

Here is a response from the Windows Live Solution Center about the same sender that has to do with Hotmail:
Received message from communications_msn_cs_enuk microsoft.windowslive.com <easoccer@hotmail.com>

As far as I can tell this goes back as far as early 2009. I just marked it as spam and told my provider to mark anymore of them as such and delete it at their servers.




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13 Jan 2011   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

It's spam with malware!
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13 Jan 2011   #3
Anak

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
It's spam with malware!
Now now, Jacee. Remember your blood pressure

Knowledge is power!
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