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Offline Victor202

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How Do You Get A Virus In An Email????
« on: April 19, 2016, 06:29:02 AM »
Can you get a virus by just opening up an email to read it or do you only get a virus if you open an
attachment in the email????


Offline Victor202

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Re: How Do You Get A Virus In An Email????
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2016, 07:41:18 AM »
That's what I thought!
Thanks so much for your help!
It's greatly appreciated!

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Re: How Do You Get A Virus In An Email????
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2016, 07:46:15 AM »
As this is old news, there is plenty info online if you google

https://askleo.com/can_i_really_catch_an_email_virus_just_by_looking/


also. your outlook.com account is protected by TrendMicro at microsoft mail server
Microsoft protect all free account with Trend, msn mail, hotmail, live mail, outlook.....



« Last Edit: April 19, 2016, 07:49:20 AM by Pondus »

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Re: How Do You Get A Virus In An Email????
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2016, 11:27:54 PM »
Thanks again!!!!

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Re: How Do You Get A Virus In An Email????
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2016, 02:57:04 AM »
And if you browse/open a link/extension, use a safe environment like the Avast Sandbox ( Paid ) or Sandboxie ( Free and Paid ).

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