mmed.microsoft.com - legit or not?


  1. Posts : 221
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    mmed.microsoft.com - legit or not?


    I've received the same email several times. It is from msa@communication.microsoft.com and begins "You’re receiving this email because we are updating the Microsoft Services Agreement". It looks legit but all of the links in it go to addresses like
    https://mmed.microsoft.com/api/event...6V2UXKzuk8GYbV

    mmed.microsoft.com doesn't look legitimate to me so the first few times I just deleted it as probable phishing.But it keeps coming back so I Googled mmed.microsoft and got mixed results.

    So what do you folks think: is it legit or spam?
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  2. Posts : 1,058
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       #2

    A simple whois query against mmed.microsoft.com shows that it's a legitimate Microsoft site within the microsoft.com domain.
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  3. Posts : 24,653
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    Sidecar Bob said:
    mmed.microsoft.com doesn't look legitimate to me....

    You read a url like that from right to left. Anything that ends with *****.microsoft.com is a legitimate MS address. What is to the left of that determines which of the MS servers you go to after you get to the Microsoft.com domain, eg: docs.microsoft.com or support.microsoft.com.

    The mmed one is Microsoft's Azure Functions server. In your example its function is to redirect you to an advert for the new Surface laptop 4.

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    Learn more > https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/
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  4. Posts : 4,585
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       #4

    Unsubscribe from it.

    It may take 6 months to stop receiving email from them
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  5. Posts : 221
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    Thread Starter
       #5

    Done.

    Thanks.
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  6. Posts : 643
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    I received it also. Any person who has a Microsoft account will end up getting it even if they don't subscribe to Microsoft newsletters since it has to do with a service agreement change. It's the same thing like when companies send new "Terms and Conditions".
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  7. Posts : 4,585
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    Ya I got one of those from Ubisoft today or yesterday, I just delete it.
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  8. Posts : 221
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       #8

    When I got it the 3rd time I figured either it was legit and was pointing me to something I had to accept on one of the links or it was really persistent phishing.
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