Email threat - Avoid free Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
This new malware threat is well done from an HTML and social engineering perspective. Microsoft automatically includes MSRT with it's monthly Windows Update process, and never sends tools like this out using email. These messages should be deleted.
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QUOTE: As we all know, for quite some time now, spam has stopped just being a nuisance, and became a serious potential security threat. It used to be that one wouldn’t get too upset if the occasional Viagra email got through a spam filter. That’s no longer the case: Spam is a significant vector for malware infection through malicious links and social engineering, and if something gets through a spam filter — and then makes it past endpoint protection — one can have all kinds of nasty headaches.
EXAMPLE OF EMAIL MESSAGE CURRENTLY CIRCULATING
Subject: Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Free Today.
The content in text format.
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