Empty mails - what is the point?

  jack 17:37 11 Mar 2008
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It is OK I read every thing if I am going to open it at all on the server.
'Funny' mail does not get in to my machine.
To- day I have had the following from

The Admission Office [twice]
DishNetwork

Others under other titles on previous days.
In each case they are empty mails no message at all.

So what is the point?
or is it perhaps a method of getting some form of nasty into our machines?

  Technotiger 17:40 11 Mar 2008

It could be someone else using your PC to send malicious mails. I would run all your Anti-everything programs to be doubly sure. Anti virus, malware, spyware, ad-aware and anything else you can think of.

  jack 19:54 11 Mar 2008

Will do TT
But as I said no mail gets to my machine.
It is all done on the server.

It is very rare for me to have the E-Client on to allow a download..
Still the crafty one may know a way around it.

  Technotiger 20:05 11 Mar 2008

One can never tell with computers, but it was the first thing that came to mind.

  €dstowe 20:23 11 Mar 2008

Don't know if it's true but I was told that some spam traps will remove the contents of emails containing certain severe viruses to protect the recipient in case curiosity tempts opening.

  lotvic 21:35 11 Mar 2008

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