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Microsoft will NOT email you Windows 10, it's ransomware

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Aug 2, 2015.

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    A few days ago, over 14 million machines had been upgraded to Windows 10, but millions of other people who used the “Get Windows 10” app are impatiently waiting for Microsoft to notify them that it is their turn to download Windows 10. The app says Microsoft is rolling out the free upgrade in waves; “Watch for your notification so that you can start your upgrade. Your notification to upgrade could come as soon as a few days or weeks.” That notification has become an exploitation opportunity for bad guys who are sending out fake Windows 10 upgrade emails along with supposedly zipped Windows 10 download attachments that ultimately install ransomware on victims’ PCs.

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