[thelist] Email address abuse

rytames at telusplanet.net rytames at telusplanet.net
Wed Jul 2 05:45:53 CDT 2003

On 2 Jul 2003 at 10:35, muinar wrote:

> Hi listees   :)
> Today I received a delivery failure message containing the
> attachment your_detals.zip  :(  It came from an address that I
> never sent anything to. It claims that it has been sent out
> using Outlook, while I am only using Eudora.

Oh I got one a while ago; It contained a '.pif' file,
that seemed to actually be a binary executable.

Its true, if you can get the full email headers, the message
was probally forged. What you will be looking for,
is probally the very last 2 - three  'Received-from: ..' 
additions. The very last 'Received-from: ' may
be added to confuse.

If nothing else, there should be at least an IP address/host name,
whom you can contact to request logs.

Or if you want, send the _complete_ headers to me,
and I can look at em.


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