There seems to be an increase in hackers trying to get into your inbox, enticing you and all of your contacts to click on links that have very undesirable outcomes. This doesn’t just affect Office Live mail but is occurring in all email systems, so watch out.

The most recent one I’ve seen doing the rounds is an email with no subject, where the first line is something along the lines of “Hey, how are you doing recently ?”. However, the contents change on a daily basis.

The Office Live team in the US have just posted a blog article on this subject, including details of how to protect yourself against these sort of viruses, where to go to update your PCs protection against them and what to do if you find that your PC is infected :

http://ask.officelive.com/smallbusiness/blogs/team/archive/2009/08/24/beware-of-possible-virus-mails-in-your-inbox.aspx

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