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E-mails, + free added virus :(

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Today I got to e-mails in my hotmail account
One from kerstyn zeslawski and the other from pink princess, 14K and 13K bothe called Fwd:Laove Potion
Are these the virus ones?
I heard that some virus mail was going around called Love Potion at about 14k, but that was some time ago.
I do not recognise the name, and don't know how the name is written, not the adress as they are not in my address book.
I am going to delete them, but does anyone know if these are the virus ones.
Everyone else be on the lookout just in case

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Age old rule mate. If you got an e-mail from someone you don't know chances are it's either spam or a virus. Although there are virusues out there that "spoof" addresses so they look like they come from someone you know and/or trust. Latest one (out yesterday) spoofs the address from support@microsft.com

    Check out http://www.ca.com/virusinfo/encyclopedia/ for details on viruses.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Dunno mate.

    It's normally fine to open them, but DON'T open any attachments. I've been receiving a lot of bizarre emails at work recently, but luckily Outlook has barred the attachment. Some say really nice things like "Today is a good day to die":confused:

    The joys of spam! :eek2:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    The best thing to do is to avoid anything from people you don't know. Don't open it just incase and delete it.

    I only allow mail in my inbox that is from someone in my address book. All the rest goes to junk mail box and I check it and delete most of it!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BumbleBee
    I only allow mail in my inbox that is from someone in my address book. All the rest goes to junk mail box and I check it and delete most of it!

    Same here. Just delete it, its more than likely a load of crap!!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by NinjaMaster
    Latest one (out yesterday) spoofs the address from support@microsoft.com

    hehe, i recieved 2 off them, which i diddnt open, and my mate also got them and opened them, so hes in the shit lol
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i get so many of those on my hotmail its so fucking annoying!!!:mad:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    If it's a hotmail account, as long as you use the hotmail website, it'll scan them for you.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by NinjaMaster
    Age old rule mate. If you got an e-mail from someone you don't know chances are it's either spam or a virus. Although there are virusues out there that "spoof" addresses so they look like they come from someone you know and/or trust. Latest one (out yesterday) spoofs the address from support@microsft.com

    Check out http://www.ca.com/virusinfo/encyclopedia/ for details on viruses.


    does it say microsft not microsoft?

    If so I'll check the address extra carefully.
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