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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on July 11, 2005 at 05:59:10:

In Reply to: I think I got spambotted. NDR posted by seahunt on July 10, 2005 at 22:55:54:

More likely someone who knows you got virus infrected. The virus
sent itself to all the e-mail addresses it could find on your
"friends" machine, and randomly selected one of them (YOURS) as
the "From:".

It's no more difficult to fake an e-mail "From:" than it is to
write a fake street address in the upper left corner of a paper
envelope.

Who's the infected party? Maybe someone who reads this board.
Maybe someone you've e-mailed, or to whom someone forwarded one
of your e-mails. Or any one of many other scenarios.


Chuck



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