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

From: kulm_nd (
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?

    "Col" <> wrote in message
    > 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
    > 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
    > first place?
    > and how can I stop this?
    > Thanks
    > Col.

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