[24hoursupport] Re: Spam Emails

  • From: "A~J" <ajd@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 22:03:52 -0500

Remember, edit replies.

I too have received a number of emails with my address spoofed as the
sender.  I was worried that I would open them accidentally, so I made a
mail rule to delete them.  Unfortunately, whenever I used my convenient
method of sending myself a page by email or copying and pasting some
important info into an email and sending it to myself, those also ended
up in the deleted folder.  It took me a while to figure out why some
reminder to myself didn't arrive.  I have since removed it from my


----- Original Message -----
From: "val.scott" <val.scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 5:31 PM
Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Spam Emails

> Remember, edit replies.
> Thanks so much, Spider and Gangle.  I ran the virus check on my
computer and
> it came up clean from any virus, so at least I'm reassured about that.
> I would be interested to know how they can use my Email address - or
> least look like they are, but so long as they aren't sending out loads
> Emails in my name, then I can stop being concerned.
> Odd though.
> Val
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Spider" <spider1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 10:58 PM
> Subject: [24hoursupport] Re: Spam Emails
> > Remember, edit replies.
> >
> > Actually this is a recent trick being employed by the spammers in an
> > attempt to get by blocked sender lists.  I can't say I know exactly
> > they are doing it, but it is a pretty effective trick.  I wouldn't
> > to much about them sending to others with your email address.  I'll
> > to find out a little more about it later and if I can get any more
> > details of how they do it, I'll let you know.
> >
> >
> > Spider
> > Largo, Florida 33771
> > http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: 24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:24hoursupport-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of val.scott
> > Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 7:56 AM
> > To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [24hoursupport] Spam Emails
> >
> >
> > Remember, edit replies.
> >
> > I've received a couple of Emails in the last few days that have
> > me a little.  The Emails arrive addressed to me at an Email address
> > don't use very often but check automatically each time I open
> > Express.  The worrying thing is that these Emails appear to come
from me
> > also, using that Email address, although, of course, they do not.
> > this happened to anyone else, and is there something I can do about
> > because I'm concerned this company may be sending out other spam
> > that purport to come from me, and I certainly don't want that
> > What should I do? Thanks in advance. Val

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