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    From : MS Program Security Section

    To :Commercial Customer
    Subject :Critical Update
    Date : Wed, 15 Oct 2003 22:12:26 +0400 (GST)

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    the message reads:

    Microsoft Customer

    this is the latest version of security update, the "October 2003, Cumulative Patch" update which eliminates all known security vulnerabilities affecting MS Internet Explorer, MS Outlook and MS Outlook Express as well as three newly discovered vulnerabilities. Install now to protect your computer from these vulnerabilities. This update includes the functionality of all previously released patches.


    System requirements Windows 95/98/Me/2000/NT/XP
    This update applies to MS Internet Explorer, version 4.01 and later
    MS Outlook, version 8.00 and later
    MS Outlook Express, version 4.01 and later
    Recommendation Customers should install the patch at the earliest opportunity.
    How to install Run attached file. Choose 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.

    Thank you for using Microsoft products.

    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.


    p.s.microsoft do not have my email address, virus?

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    no, some douche bag spammer trying to get ur email account, its prolly a trojan..member M$ sucks but they wouldnt email u for updates, they only do update on windows update, forward it to tech in M$

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    Originally posted by TheFilePirater@17 October 2003 - 02:45
    no, some douche bag spammer trying to get ur email account, its prolly a trojan..member M$ sucks but they wouldnt email u for updates, they only do update on windows update, forward it to tech in M$
    lookin on site for techs email and i didnt click on nothin in my email from them . thought it was strange cu the size of 1 of the emails had a b next to it. should i let norton know cus they cud scan it couldnt they?

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    this email went in junk mail, forgot too mention

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    Microsoft will never send you an update by e-mail.

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    yep.
    get all your updates at the Windows Update site.
    ignore anything you get in your email.
    simple.

    this post is guaranteed 100% parrot-free

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    Originally posted by Virtualbody1234@17 October 2003 - 04:07
    Microsoft will never send you an update by e-mail.
    yea i couldnt remember if it was them or norton think it goes 2 both wont send email 4 update.at least norton ans hotmail put it in junk mail. good thing i read their info cus i would of ran attachment else. thx guys!

    thx johnboy,virtual and the file pirater, emailed msn waitin 4reply lol not got techs addy though. plus the email isnt thought out properly mistakes

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    Originally posted by Sparsely@17 October 2003 - 04:12
    yep.
    get all your updates at the Windows Update site.
    ignore anything you get in your email.
    simple.
    i do had critical update today uk time 4pm so bigger fools them saw their email at 2am fri (uk time)

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    what?

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