[Spambayes] OT: FYI: Microsoft virus email

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Wed Feb 26 23:44:05 EST 2003

I don't think this is really from Microsoft!

I received this HTML email with the following headers:

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From: "Microsoft Internet Security Section" <tibhro-116500 at OxiZlcPnb.com>
To: "Microsoft User" <>
SUBJECT: Microsoft Security Update
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-----Original Message-----
From: Microsoft Internet Security Section
[mailto:tibhro-116500 at OxiZlcPnb.com]
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 18:01
To: Microsoft User
Subject: Microsoft Security Update

Microsoft User

this is the latest version of security update, the
"February 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
      Microsoft Outlook, version 8.00 and later
      Microsoft Outlook Express, version 4.01 and later
      Recommendation Customers should install the patch at the earliest
      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.

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Please do not reply to this message. It was sent from an unmonitored
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Thank you for using Microsoft products.

With friendly greetings,
Microsoft Internet Security Section

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I didn't think anyone would like the attachment ;-)

David LeBlanc
Seattle, WA USA

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