Re: Unrecognized folder in Hotmail Inbox.
From: Jeff MacDonald (jam_at_zoidtechnologies.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 07 Aug 2003 13:28:54 -0400
On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 00:44, email@example.com wrote:
> I loged onto my hotmail account and was surprised to see a folder in
> The folder would be the last one in the "Inbox" "Trash" etc etc field
> on the left side of the page.
> It said, Sonrie www.sonrie.net
> It was empty, and i deleted this at once.
> A wise guess could be that i was using IE5 in a netcafe and might have
> read a possibly malicious email, containing some script(IE force exploit
> etc) which could execute arbitary code on my computer.
> But then again, the making of that folder is on the hotmail servers and
> requires Server side scripting.
> I am a little confused.
> Any Wise ideas are welcome.
(1) use yahoo instead of hotmail
(2) contact hotmail customer support and ask what is going on.
-- Jeff MacDonald <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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