Sent to you by Chris Hunter via Google Reader:
Email viruses are real, but computers aren't infected just by opening emails anymore. Just opening an email to view it is safe – although attachments can still be dangerous to open.
Past security problems with Microsoft Outlook resulted in a lot of damage, and some people still believe that just opening an email is dangerous. This isn't true.
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