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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2004 1:42 pm Reply with quote

Thought I'd share this with you all. I got it in my email today.

Thing is .... I own the domain darlacole.com and we run it from our hosting company .... so it was pretty easy to figure out that it's a fraud Laughing

----- Original Message -----
From: "The Post Office" <postmaster@darlacole.com>
To: <webmaster@darlacole.com>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 10:39 AM
Subject: Returned mail: Data format error


Dear user Only registered users can see links on this board! Get registered or login!, administration of darlacole.com would like to let you know that:

Your e-mail account was used to send a huge amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail during this week.
Obviously, your computer had been compromised and now contains a hidden proxy server.

Please follow instructions in the attachment in order to keep your computer safe.

Sincerely yours,
darlacole.com user support team.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2004 1:49 pm Reply with quote

That's funny Smile I like the ones that have in the subject 'Want to stop SPAM just like this one'.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2004 2:29 pm Reply with quote

LOL,

Or the ones that are just complete GIBBERISH!

Like that's really gonna entice me to actually open and read the thing!!

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2004 9:32 am Reply with quote

Darla,
If I am not mistaken, that email was sent from a computer that IS infected with the new version of MyDoom. And of course you are right about it spoofing your email. More info can be found Only registered users can see links on this board! Get registered or login!

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