RE: [fw-wiz] To spoof or not to spoof???? That is the question....
From: InHisGrip (servie_platon_at_yahoo.com)
To: Firewall <Firewall@clarksupport.com> Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 10:06:02 -0700 (PDT)
I just would like to thank everyone in this thread who
contributed or have helped me understand more of this
Again guys, thanks a lot! You know who you are? All
the people who replied. Thanks a hundered fold!
--- Firewall <Firewall@clarksupport.com> wrote:
> Someone with your email address in their address
> book, got the virus and sent it out as you. Has
> nothing to do with your configuration.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Behalf Of InHisGrip
> Posted At: Thursday, July 29, 2004 4:14 PM
> Posted To: Firewall
> Conversation: [fw-wiz] To spoof or not to spoof????
> That is the question....
> Subject: [fw-wiz] To spoof or not to spoof???? That
> is the question....
> Hi guys,
> I don't know if you have already answered this or
> This is about email spoofing. A long time back, this
> email address of mine was spoofed or atleast being
> used to send malicious worms, beagle variant.
> Now, right now it happened again like I received an
> email with attachment coming from myself and sent to
> my address also which is infected with this worm
> My question is, since this worm has happened before
> and I checked the security updates/howto's from
> symantec and mcafee.... I checked and found that my
> client PC's was not infected and clearn.
> I was just wondering why this happened again? I am
> sure that this is not due to my present
> as this problem happened in the past and besides, I
> followed all the suggestions from this group on how
> secure both my linux box, my home networked PC's and
> my hardware router.
> Since this has happened again, I have decided to use
> gnupg for all my machines in the future. However, I
> just curious as to how this has happened?
> What are the possibilities? Is my yahoo mail account
> been infected? Or is it possible that a person that
> know has been infected that's why occasionally it
> sends an email to all addresses in the address book?
> Also, I always make sure that my antivir have
> automatic updates of the latest virus definitions
> The only thing that I may know right now is, when I
> made an online purchase for a product.... though I
> went into a site that is secure as it is a https
> site... I think, someone may have intercepted some
> my packets and sniffed their way through. Or unless
> Can anyone please enlighten me on this email
> before I decomission this email for good and use
> another one if there is no cure or solution for
> Thanks and hope to hear from you soon.
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