Virus scams are everywhere, and they usually come through the spoofed email address of someone you know and trust. It's a crazy world. So, what to do if you get an email, either from a person or from a source that seems legitimate? Google to the rescue. Search for "web virus scan" and find a site with a name that is legitimate, like: Free Virus Scan | Online Virus Scanner from ESET www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/ Microsoft Safety Scanner - Antivirus | Remove Spyware, Malware ... www.microsoft.com/security/scanner/? AVG Online Virus Scanner | Scan Web Pages | AVG LinkScanner ... www.avg.com.au/resources/web-page-scanner/?? My personal choice is eset, which is my computer virus security program. But regardless, find one of these, and Select/Copy/Paste the link to the online site for testing. Do NOT click on the link until/unless it's been cleared by a legitimate source. And BOOKMARK the site for ease of use!