[pcductape] Re: How does this happen?

  • From: Victor Firestone <vlfll@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 20:55:46 +0200


Very simple - someone or someones [plural] are spoofing your return address
Not much you can do about it.

Lisa Schnepf wrote:
 I get messages all the time like this, saying that my email didn't get
delivered.  I'm enclosing the attached text message, so you can see what
it is.  I never send any of these emails.  How/why are they getting my
name and email address?  Why do they do this, and isn't it ilegal? I
don't have a virus. I already scanned. Thanks. 


-----Original Message-----
From: postmaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 3:46 AM
To: lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Delivery Status Notification (Failure)

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

Delivery to the following recipients failed.



Reporting-MTA: dns;CHBM-COMMSSRV.CHBM.local Received-From-MTA: dns;port-66.corrado.delme.newnet.co.uk Arrival-Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 08:45:32 +0100 Final-Recipient: rfc822;ard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Action: failed Status: 5.1.1

Mail Delivery (failure ard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)
Fri, 28 May 2004 03:45:14 -0400

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TTFN – Vic /

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 to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better;
 whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
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