The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Lotto/Lottery o

Subject:  Windows: We invite you to update your computer as soon as possible
From:  Microsoft Windows. <update@microsoft.com>
Date:  Fri, 04 Sep 2009 15:24:44 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Windows: We invite you to update your computer as soon as possible" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Sep 2009 15:24:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Lotto/Lottery Scam. The sender was Microsoft Windows. <update@microsoft.com>, although it may have been spoofed.


Microsoft
Microsoft Worldwide


Dear user windows,
After verifying your computer, it is not updated and is at risk.
We invite you to update your computer as soon as possible by downloading the update below.

http://www.microsoft.com/worldwide/update/miseajour.aspx?language=english

The steps are simple:
  • Click on the above site.
  • Download the update (less than a minute).
  • Once the download is complete, double click and the software will install automatically (less than two minutes.)

Understand that protecting your computer is our duty.
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