email funny?

  bmori 18:54 13 Nov 2005
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I just received an email FROM my wanadoo email address TO my wanadoo email with a strange content ( here's a bit}
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"is a nonprofit/charity contact email address right? if so...

WE WILL EMAIL YOUR WEB SITE TO 2,500,00 0PT-IN EMAILS FOR [Free]

click here"
=========================================

I've had lots of spam from bogus addresses but never one from my own to my own!

Anyone any ideas how this can happen or has it happened to you?

Cheers
Bill

  VoG II 18:58 13 Nov 2005

The From address is either spoofed or taken from the address book of one of your contacts.

  bmori 19:15 13 Nov 2005

thanks VoG......never thought they would use my email address to send an email to me....just goes to show you

  bmori 09:34 19 Nov 2005

I have just received the same message again.

It comes in from my wanadoo email account into outlook express and strangely enough it is the only email which does not contain the NOD32 virus scan message - why should this message escape being scanned?

It is labelled as ***SPAM*** as all my spam messages which arrive via my wanadoo account are.

Any further thoughts?

bill

  Skyver 09:39 19 Nov 2005

click here - read this and then take a look at the email header.

  bmori 13:08 19 Nov 2005

I looked at the header - but I was wondering how it escaped being virus scanned - here is the header with my wanadoo address as jobloggs

Return-Path: <[email protected]>
Received: from mwinf3209.me.freeserve.com (mwinf3209.me.freeserve.com)
by mwinb3204 (SMTP Server) with LMTP; Sat, 19 Nov 2005 02:35:16 +0100
X-Sieve: Server Sieve 2.2
Envelope-to: [email protected]
Received: from me-wanadoo.net (localhost [127.0.0.1])
by mwinf3209.me.freeserve.com (SMTP Server) with ESMTP id 55A081400730
for <[email protected]>; Sat, 19 Nov 2005 02:35:16 +0100 (CET)
Received: from 99.red-62-57-114.user.auna.net (unknown [62.57.114.99])
by mwinf3209.me.freeserve.com (SMTP Server) with SMTP id 249681400722
for <[email protected]>; Sat, 19 Nov 2005 02:35:11 +0100 (CET)
X-ME-UUID: [email protected]
X-Message-Info: 5ylwgg7bwLRP/iTwkrRACqAZRicPLC314TTz
Received: from afar (44.145.6.141)
by i37.portulaca.colombo.polyhymnia.web.de
(InterMail vJ.0.62.67.81 914-6-705-260-97-03591) with ESMTP
id <383[email protected]supervisory>
for <[email protected]>; Fri, 18 Nov 2005 23:32:54 -0200
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Reply-To: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
From: "[email protected]" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Subject: *** SPAM *** [email protected]
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 22:38:54 -0300
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
boundary="--9447490434960502466"
X-me-spamlevel: med
X-me-spamrating: 97.525098

----9447490434960502466

  octal 13:29 19 Nov 2005

Seeing as you have still got the email, cut and paste that header into a new email and send it to [email protected] and let them see if they can trace the culprit.

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