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#1 USG Ishimura

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 01:14 PM

Windows user are receiving this email from Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit with the subject line "Security".





Attached to the email is a file called Microsoft_STF_install.zip. And, according to the above email, "all users of the internet" should run the program to validate "there" (sic) email account. But the attached file is infected with Troj/Agent-AANA Trojan horse.


You can read about the real Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit here.


#2 Villain


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Posted 08 March 2013 - 03:28 PM

Amazing how "All users of the Internet" seem to be, according to these douche bags, only Windows users.


#3 OverKlockD



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 12:56 AM

Tonight on DCU.


But seriously, who are they fooling with that email? Most emails with a file attached are bad, Microsoft would never do this. Fail.

#4 D7777



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 03:33 PM

Isn't it Windows XP logo? :huh:

#5 eskieman



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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:01 AM

Wow, this is nearly as bad as the fake UPS or FedEX spams i get which are filled with grammatical and nonsensical things.I sometimes wonder why  they don't hire an editor to check their work. They would probably be much more successful. 

#6 _akier_



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Posted 10 March 2013 - 09:07 AM

Talk about epic Fail. Wrong grammar and usage of the old Windows Logo is such a dead giveaway.

#7 pcHuntqwerty



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Posted 10 March 2013 - 03:59 PM

^ XP users don't know how the new Windows and Microsoft logos look like. :P

#8 FalseAgent


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Posted 12 March 2013 - 07:10 PM

Great work mashing up the old Windows XP flag and the old Microsoft logo. Real smooth.

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