Re: Netsky.b from legit but unconnected business addresses Help?

From: kulm_nd (g-w_at_ComcastREMOVE.net)
Date: 02/27/04

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    The return address is often taken randomly from an Address Book on the
    infected computer, you may be getting the e-mail from someone you know (you
    are in their Address Book) who has those companies in their Address Book.
    Have you looked at the headers to get the sender's IP?

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    g-w
    "Col" <kioraspam@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
    news:f1K%b.222$vY.165@newsfe1-win...
    > Hi all, Im in the UK and i`m getting the netsky.b virus sent to me from UK
    > bussines email addresses that are real and contactable, but I know nobody
    at
    > these companys.
    >
    >  There is a random single line message which is I assume the viruses
    > doing.As the senders address is real how are they getting my address in
    the
    > first place?
    > and how can I stop this?
    >
    > Thanks
    > Col.
    >
    >
    

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