Re: Unrecognized folder in Hotmail Inbox.

From: Jeff MacDonald (
Date: 08/07/03

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    On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 00:44, wrote:
    > heya,
    > I loged onto my hotmail account and was surprised to see a folder in
    > there.
    > The folder would be the last one in the "Inbox" "Trash" etc etc field
    > on the left side of the page.
    > It said, Sonrie
    > 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.
    > Thanks.


    (1) use yahoo instead of hotmail
    (2) contact hotmail customer support and ask what is going on.


    Jeff MacDonald <>

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