SPAM is getting smarter, or people are more stupid

By | August 13, 2008

I just got the following email, from admin@microsoft.com with the subject Internet Explorer 7. Now the contents of this email seems legit, but is totally fake.

Download the latest version!

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Please do NOT click on the link to download the latest version, this goes to some anonymous website, most likely infecting your PC. Always, and I mean always use official, microsoft.com website for any updates.

Happy internetting!