Warning – Microsoft Security Alert Email – KB910721 is a SCAM

Yesterday afternoon spammers started sending emails with a link to malware via a false Microsoft security alert.

Don’t be fooled, and don’t click on it!

The emails look like this:


Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721)

Brief Description
Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express. This update is critical and provides you with the latest version of the Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express and offers the highest levels of stability and security.

Instructions

* Install Update for Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express (KB910721). To do this, follow these steps:
1. Run attached file officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe
2. Restart Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express

Quick Details

* File Name: officexp-KB910721-FullFile-ENU.exe
* Version: 1.4
* Date Published: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 17:03:27 +0300
* Language: English
* File Size: 81 KB

System Requirements

* Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000; Windows 98; Windows ME; Windows NT; Windows Server 2003; Windows XP; Windows Vista

* This update applies to the following product: Microsoft Outlook / Outlook Express


For more informaiton see these links:

http://www.sophos.com/blogs/sophoslabs/v/post/4889

http://www.dscoduc.com/post/2009/06/17/Beware-of-the-KB910721-spam-email.aspx

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