[Dshield] MSN update e-mail

David Vincent david.vincent at mightyoaks.com
Wed Aug 20 16:13:57 GMT 2003


here's the source of one of the six of these i received.  not much to see.
i assume that is because it was sent from a hotmail mail server to a hotmail
mail account and didn't traverse any external MTAs...

From: ".NET Messenger Service Staff" <dot_net_msgr_svc at msgr.hotmail.com>
Subject: Important Security Update for the .NET Messenger Service
Date: Mon 18, Aug 2003
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<pre>

ATTENTION: IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED FOR MSN AND WINDOWS MESSENGER USERS.

You are receiving this e-mail because you are a MSN Messenger or Windows
Messenger Service user.

As part of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing initiative, Microsoft is
updating the .NET Messenger Service and providing you with an important
MSN Messenger or Windows Messenger security update.

If you are using MSN Messenger 5.0, Windows Messenger 4.7.2000, or MSN
Messenger for Mac 3.5, or any versions higher than these, you do NOT need
this security update. To find out which version you have, select the
'Help' menu in Messenger, then select 'About'. If you are using an older
version, or are not sure, please visit:
http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Upgrades.aspx
for an update.

NOTICE: If you are not using an updated version, you will be unable to
continue using your MSN Messenger or Windows Messenger Service.

Thank you for helping Microsoft further its commitment to helping you
protect your privacy and security online.

You can view the .NET Messenger Statement of Privacy at:
http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Privacy.aspx
and the .NET Messenger Service Terms of Use and Notices at:
http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Terms.aspx.

</pre>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Marsh [mailto:pmarsh at nmefdn.org]
> Sent: August 20, 2003 8:37 AM
> To: 'Dshield (E-mail)
> Subject: [Dshield] MSN update e-mail
> 
> 
> Sorry if this an old topic but a few of my users have been 
> receiving allot of these e-mail at their home e-mail.  
> Nothing is attached to it, the links look good and they are 
> all from .NET Messenger Service Staff" 
> <dot_net_msgr_svc at msgr.hotmail.com.  I've got one user who 
> received 15 of them yesterday.  Unfortunately I'm unable to 
> get the headers for the users.
> 
> Thanx, Paul
> 
> ATTENTION: IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED FOR MSN AND WINDOWS 
> MESSENGER USERS.
> 
> You are receiving this e-mail because you are a MSN Messenger 
> or Windows
> Messenger Service user.
> 
> As part of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing initiative, Microsoft is
> updating the .NET Messenger Service and providing you with an 
> important
> MSN Messenger or Windows Messenger security update.
> 
> If you are using MSN Messenger 5.0, Windows Messenger 4.7.2000, or MSN
> Messenger for Mac 3.5, or any versions higher than these, you 
> do NOT need
> this security update. To find out which version you have, select the
> 'Help' menu in Messenger, then select 'About'. If you are 
> using an older
> version, or are not sure, please visit:
> http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Upgrades.aspx
> for an update.
> 
> NOTICE: If you are not using an updated version, you will be unable to
> continue using your MSN Messenger or Windows Messenger Service.
> 
> Thank you for helping Microsoft further its commitment to helping you
> protect your privacy and security online.
> 
> You can view the .NET Messenger Statement of Privacy at:
> http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Privacy.aspx
> and the .NET Messenger Service Terms of Use and Notices at:
> http://messenger.msn.com/Help/Terms.aspx.
> 
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