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Help deciding on phishing message when it's from a reliable source Outlook 2010

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We have been receiving this message from emails of people that we trust.  They are professionals that we assume they will not place any spam or spyware in emails the sent us.  That said, the message is: "this might be a phishing message and is potentially unsafe ... outlook blocked... unsafe attachments" (see pix below)

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How can we determine if their email is safe (beside calling them)?
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