Re: [DMCForum] counterfeit e-mail
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Re: [DMCForum] counterfeit e-mail



As an addendum, these viruses commonly scour your temporary internet files for addresses as well, so you may be in the from: or to: if the infected computer has visited a web page with your email address on it as well.

Very efficient.

-Dave
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Martin Gutkowski
  To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 5:53 PM
  Subject: Re: [DMCForum] counterfeit e-mail


  Yes and no - it's a virus that uses an address in your address book or
  inbox and sends itself, supposedly from that address.

  BUT

  The way to spot this virus is the "from" field is always the address,
  not the name - eg you see "Martin Gutkowski" in the "from" column on
  this e-mail. If you see my e-mail address, it's a virus that has come
  from an infected computer which has an e-mail from me on it. We're on
  mailing lists with lots of members, our addresses are likely to be on
  lots of computers

  Martin

  Walter Coe wrote:

  >I've had Yahoo send me an e-mail asking me to 'reply' to be
  >deleted from the DML.  I've had bounced e-mails I never sent
  >returned from various members of the DeLorean community.
  >I've had strange messages from the moderators of the DML.
  >
  >The most recent is one today bounced from Marc Levy.  It had
  >a virus attached.  Anyone else getting crap like this?
  >
  >Walt
  >
  > 
  >




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