Fake Email? Microsoft Outlook Update

Fake Email? Microsoft Outlook Update

Post by S2lraTQxO » Sat, 27 Jun 2009 10:16:02



I keep getting these emails saying there is a critical update for office - it
has a link in it, but shouldn't these updates be coming from my updater?
Here's what the email says - if it's fake - be aware:
Critical Update


Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
Brief Description
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express.
This update is critical and provides you with the latest version of the
Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express and offers the highest levels of
stability and security.
Instructions
To install Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721) please
visit Microsoft Update Center:
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

Quick Details
File Name: officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe
Version: 1.4
Date Published: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 20:35:59 -0300
Language: English
File Size: 81 KB
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 98; Windows ME; Windows
NT; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows Vista
This update applies to the following product: Microsoft Outlook / Outlook
Express

Contact Us
2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Contact Us |Terms of Use
|Trademarks |Privacy Statement

No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
Version: 8.5.339 / Virus Database: 270.12.91/2201 - Release Date: 06/25/09
17:58:00
 
 
 

Fake Email? Microsoft Outlook Update

Post by TaurAria » Sat, 27 Jun 2009 16:00:02


:: I keep getting these emails saying there is a critical update for
:: office - it has a link in it, but shouldn't these updates be coming
:: from my updater? Here's what the email says - if it's fake - be
:: aware:
:: Critical Update
::
::
:: Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
:: Brief Description
:: Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook
:: Express. This update is critical and provides you with the latest
:: version of the Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express and offers the
:: highest levels of stability and security.
:: Instructions
:: To install Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
:: please visit Microsoft Update Center:
::
http://www.yqcomputer.com/
::
:: Quick Details
:: File Name: officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe
:: Version: 1.4
:: Date Published: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 20:35:59 -0300
:: Language: English
:: File Size: 81 KB
:: System Requirements
:: Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 98; Windows ME;
:: Windows NT; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows Vista
:: This update applies to the following product: Microsoft Outlook /
:: Outlook Express
::
:: Contact Us
:: 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Contact Us |Terms
:: of Use
::: Trademarks |Privacy Statement
::
:: No virus found in this incoming message.
:: Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
:: Version: 8.5.339 / Virus Database: 270.12.91/2201 - Release Date:
:: 06/25/09 17:58:00


Recognize and avoid fraudulent e-mail to Microsoft customers
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

You should be getting notified of updates through either MU or when you
manually scan for Office updates for your office products.

Use Microsoft Update to help keep your computer current
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

For just the current listing of security updates etc -
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

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TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2009 - Update Services
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Fake Email? Microsoft Outlook Update

Post by Tom Willet » Sat, 27 Jun 2009 21:37:36


Yep, it's fake. Clicking on the link will infect your machine.


:I keep getting these emails saying there is a critical update for office -
it
: has a link in it, but shouldn't these updates be coming from my updater?
: Here's what the email says - if it's fake - be aware:
: Critical Update
:
:
: Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
: Brief Description
: Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express.
: This update is critical and provides you with the latest version of the
: Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express and offers the highest levels of
: stability and security.
: Instructions
: To install Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)
please
: visit Microsoft Update Center:
:
http://www.yqcomputer.com/
:
: Quick Details
: File Name: officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe
: Version: 1.4
: Date Published: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 20:35:59 -0300
: Language: English
: File Size: 81 KB
: System Requirements
: Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 98; Windows ME; Windows
: NT; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows Vista
: This update applies to the following product: Microsoft Outlook / Outlook
: Express
:
: Contact Us
: 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Contact Us |Terms of
Use
: |Trademarks |Privacy Statement
:
: No virus found in this incoming message.
: Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
: Version: 8.5.339 / Virus Database: 270.12.91/2201 - Release Date: 06/25/09
: 17:58:00
:
: