I received an email from an email address that doesn't exist on my domain with a virus attachment. What's up with that?
Dating back to 2003, the W32.Mimail@MM virus was written to "spoof" or fake addresses on domains that people would think are safe and open the attachment explained as an "update to your computer operating system".
Commonly used email addresses are "admin@" and "info@" your domain name. The Mimail virus scans the address book of Outlook looking for domains to mail itself to, using the usernames above.
Do not click on or open the attachment. Delete the email and always make sure your virus protection is up to date to protect your system.
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