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I am becoming a victim of some sort of virus.  Here's what happens.  I receive an email from someone I know with a reference such as "You've got to see this....!!!"  When you open the email, what you realize is that the header is from someone I know but the actual email address is someone I have no idea who.  I have not clicked on the link but rather immediately delete the email.

Here are my questions;

1.) Does anyone recognize this particular virus?
2.) Is the virus on my machine or on the person who's name consistently comes up as having sent it (the false but name I recognize)?
3.) I'm on a Windows system.  The person who is identified with this email is on a Mac.  Any hint at where it is coming from?
4.) I have run my anti-virus program (Symantec) and no virus is identified.  Assuming the virus is on my laptop, how do I target it to get rid of it?

Thank you in advance.

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