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I received two emails as below (I have spaced the web addresses so they are not active)

These appear to be fraudulent emails or spam. I have no idea if they represent a threat but I found some warnings when I Googled about them.

At the present time I think it is best to treat them as dangerous, and to delete them. :

1.

Dear valued Skype users,

This is to notify that new VoIP and Conversation Recording addons have been released for Skype.

Following are major new features:

. 2011-skype-software.org

- Talk more for free via Voice Over IP (VoIP)

- Lower cost when connecting to landlines (much cheaper than Calling Card)

- Record your conversation (better than telephone quality)

- Instant messaging & file-sharing, video calls

- Now available on PSP!

To check your current version and upgrade, go to :

. 2011-skype-software.org

Skype has changed the way we think of telecommunications.

Thank you and enjoy.

Sarah Russell

Skype Support Center

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

2.

INTRODUCING UPGRADED ADOBE ACROBAT 2011

Dear Customers,

Adobe is pleased to announce new version upgrades for Adobe Acrobat 2011.

. 2011-acrobat-reader.org

Advanced features include:

- Collaborate across borders

- Create rich, polished PDF files from any application that prints

- Ensure visual fidelity

- Encrypt and share PDF files more securely

- Use the standard for document archival and exchange

To upgrade and enhance your work productivity today, go to:

. 2011-acrobat-reader.org

To leave comments, please contact us at: comments@2011-acrobat-reader.org

Best regards,

Tom Norman

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Copy rights ? Adobe Acrobat 2011 - All Rights Reserved

Website:
http://www
. 2011-acrobat-reader.org
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It's probably safest to never download or update a program from an email notification. The links provided are usually to a fake site.

Always go to the programs own web site or other trusted site like cnet (there are others, but that's where I start). You are less likely to get infected programs from these locations.

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