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The outbreak of the Melissa virus was a vivid demonstration of the need to be extremely careful about email security when you receive E-mail with attached files or documents. Other than web surfing, careless email security is the easiest way for you to compromise your computer security. Just because an E-mail appears to come from someone you trust, this does NOT mean the file is safe or that the supposed sender had anything to do with it.