Re: [fw-wiz] To spoof or not to spoof???? That is the question....
From: Jim Seymour (jseymour_at_linxnet.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 22:22:01 -0400 (EDT)
InHisGrip <email@example.com> wrote:
> I was just wondering why this happened again?
One or more people have you in their MS address books. The virus is
simply picking *your* email address with which to spoof the source.
> What are the possibilities? Is my yahoo mail account
> been infected?
Y! uses MS servers for their web mail stuff?
> Or is it possible that a person that I
> know has been infected that's why occasionally it
> sends an email to all addresses in the address book?
> Can anyone please enlighten me on this email spoofing
> before I decomission this email for good and use
> another one if there is no cure or solution for this.
Learn to read email headers. Then you can figure out whence it's
really coming. Google for something like
read+email+header+<whatever your email client is>
to find out how.
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