MS Sep2003 Cumulative Security Patch?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by PC, Sep 19, 2003.

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    PC Guest

    Normally, i wouldn't even post in regards to this matter because i know MS
    dont email people for patches, thats what Windows Update is for, but this
    email i received is quite convincing, so i thought i must share the info.

    This email, is in html format i believe, just showing up like a normal
    email, with links to the MS website, but as many of you experts have wisely
    advised previously, Microsoft never email patches etc.

    I've looked thru the newsgroup, and found out that one particular person has
    had problems. I've put a copy of the email in
    alt.microsoft.crash.crash.crash just to show people. I don't know who to
    contact, os if anyone else has this, and they know what the necessary steps
    are pls report it...

    cheers...

    PC
     
    PC, Sep 19, 2003
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    Mr. Slow Guest

    Brilliant virus scam, by the look of it. Of course, I spotted and deleted
    it. :)

    By the way, your AVG virus signature is out of date :)
     
    Mr. Slow, Sep 19, 2003
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    Boomer Guest

    Mr. Slow said:
    And not needed on usenet.
     
    Boomer, Sep 19, 2003
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    why? Guest

    X-No-Archive: Yes
    Go with your 1st guess :)
    <snip msg and broken AVG email sig>

    Me
     
    why?, Sep 19, 2003
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    EricP Guest

    You been on one of those total isolation courses or domething?
     
    EricP, Sep 20, 2003
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    Boomer Guest

    EricP said:
    Hi
    Could you please include some of the message you are responding to,
    in your reply?
    (Tools> Options> Send tab, tick the "Include message in Reply" box.)

    It makes it difficult to follow a thread when you write a reply and
    others
    have no clue on what the question or discussion was about.

    Further info:
    http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote2.html
    http://www.greenend.org.uk/rjk/2000/06/14/quoting.html

    Thank You Very Much :)
     
    Boomer, Sep 20, 2003
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    Patrick Guest

    So is yours, I picked up UD today dated 18/09/03 No 318
     
    Patrick, Sep 20, 2003
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    Chris Helps Guest

    MS does not supply security updates, patches or any kind of executable
    whatsoever by email. Anything like this is a virus, and I can definitely
    confirm this as I have also been spammmed by hundereds of these bogus
    messages, which have been flagged as viruses by my Norton AV S/W.

    They also included spurious mail error messages from various phony server
    admins.

    Delete them all ...

    Chris
     
    Chris Helps, Sep 20, 2003
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    Barry OGrady Guest

    Sometimes it's not necessary to quote.


    -Barry
    ========
    Web page: http://members.optusnet.com.au/~barry.og
    Atheist, radio scanner, LIPD information.
    Voicemail/fax number +14136227640
     
    Barry OGrady, Sep 20, 2003
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    Barry OGrady Guest

    Barry OGrady, Sep 20, 2003
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    PC Guest

    Just for the nit pickers of the newsgroup, this is also part of the reason
    why I don't post. We have intelligent gents/ladies that send replies to
    people who are trying to help, but then we have the complete moron that
    posts, I.e. please include a quote, why if you read the subject header you
    would know, or do you not read
    ? and for "what type of language is that? "I" "thru" "pls" ?"

    Sorry Mr O'grady, thanks for saying that sometimes its not needed to quote,
    I should have; I admit, but then to slate someone who is only trying to
    help.....but you missed your apostrophe from your name, what type of English
    is this? Oh maybe you don't own technology such as a mobile phone, or maybe
    if your American, I should state a cell phone, where by us people up to date
    with the latest tecchnology is more well educated than that of someone who
    sits and replies crap or shite to people who genuinely want to help. This
    type of language for the likes of you is short hand you would use for a text
    message. Others know it as a txt msg or sms....lets look at the facts its
    prats like some people who replied to my post picking up on things that
    shouldn't be there, are the people who stop or exploit people's good nature
    for trying to help.

    And if you must know I am English, I'm well educated, and I can spell, and
    that's without spell check...and my AVG is up to date as AVG is stating, and
    that's AVG 6.0...sorry guys, give a guy a break for trying to help....your
    just a bunch of hormonal children out of sync if your picking up things that
    people have posted trying to help..

    No wonder this world is so messed up...........
     
    PC, Sep 20, 2003
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    PC Guest

    Cheers mate out of the 4 other replies your the only person who like you
    alias states, did 'help' thanks for the info...

    PC
     
    PC, Sep 20, 2003
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    Patrick Guest

    PC wrote:

    [SNIP]
    Above being your AVG status, mine is as below;

    Version: 6.0.520 / Virus Database: 318 - Release Date: 18/09/2003
     
    Patrick, Sep 20, 2003
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