Symantec Security Response Weblog: Patch bulletin email?


If you've recently received an email with an attachment or link, asking you to install a patch or an update from Microsoft, please beware as this is in all probability a hoax and could transfer control of your computer to some unknown entity anywhere in the world.
Recently, we received samples of emails which prompted users to install patches for Windows, via fake Security Bulletins. The patches were either linked from the email or attached to the mail itself. Symantec products detect the linked file as