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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by dd930, Apr 6, 2004.

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  1. dd930

    dd930 Thread Starter

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    What if someone is using your IP# to send someone some not so nice emails and making it appear that they are from you? Can this happen?
     
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    Byteman Gone but Never Forgotten

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    Hi, Your email address could have been what is called "spoofed" (found on an infected machine somewhere, and used to make it appear as you who sent the emails....it's very common. You then get the emails returned, or notices that your computer is sending stuff...very hard to combat that.
    For instance, here is what the Sobig worm can do:

    http://www.mangossubic.com/virus_info.htm
     
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