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Posted: 09.04.2003
Spam, spam, spam, spam...
Can the spammer who's been spoofing my e-mail "Reply to:" address -- with viruses attached -- for the last week kindly stop now? K...thanx. -R

Hey boy take a look at me...let me dirty up your mind...

i'm sure 900 different people will have told you this by now, but the new virii randomly pick an address from the afflicted person's address book and use that as the "from" address when it sends itself back out.

clever huh? i'm getting zillions of bounces in my junkmail too.

¤ ¤ credit: tanya | 09.04.03 at 01:29 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

Ugh I got some bounced email saying I was sending email from my taeq.net account. I never even use that account!!
Thankfully I didn't get any hate emails...

¤ ¤ credit: Rachel in Alaska | 09.04.03 at 01:30 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

You can always set up filters in your cpanel to /dev/null the stuff...

¤ ¤ credit: Sekimori | 09.04.03 at 01:42 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

You know what? I think it is just a stupid e-mail. I got one e-mail from an University saying that my e-mail was blocked, because it hasd a virus. The thing is, I didn't send any an e-mail to any university and I barely use the account where I got this e-mail (a hotmail account). Anyway, the e-mail had an attachment itself, so I deleted it without opening, because I think that was the real virus. I never ever had any problemas with viruses in my pc though.

¤ ¤ credit: Be | 09.04.03 at 02:32 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

Welcome to Sobig...chances are noone is purposely doing it

¤ ¤ credit: Pete B | 09.04.03 at 02:51 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

I suggest you set a couple of rules in your favorite email program to block out the following:

Re: Details
Re: Approved
Re: Re: My details
Re: Thank you!
Re: That movie
Re: Wicked screensaver
Re: Your application
Thank you!
Your details

¤ ¤ credit: KB | 09.04.03 at 02:54 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

yup, i'm still getting that too.

damn, this virus/worm is SO last week. why am i still getting crap for it? hell, i never even got infected!

¤ ¤ credit: mikey | 09.04.03 at 03:05 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

Filters set up daily. The subjects change. And in the worst of the offenders, if you view the full headers, I'm not the sender. Just the reply-to. I can't keep up with the spamming (or virusing, or whatever) fast enough it seems.

¤ ¤ credit: robyn | 09.04.03 at 03:21 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

My Mom has had the same thing happen to her several times this past week, including a response from Fossil (the watch company) saying her e-mail was blocked due to a virus!

¤ ¤ credit: Sara | 09.04.03 at 04:40 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

I've had exactly 9 of these infected emails. All 9 came into my account that gets spam. I suspect some of the spammers were infected, and in turn broadcast the infection to their spam lists. You guys just send email to too damned many people who don't maintain their systems properly.

¤ ¤ credit: Michael | 09.04.03 at 06:10 PM | link--this ¤ ¤

URLs that have pinged me for this entry:

All old ping links have been removed from this blog. Die spammers, die!

Hey pretty, don't you wanna take a ride with me through my world?

Psssssst...pass it on!
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