How can my computer "broadcast e-mail address"?

  asiar 20:40 17 Jan 2003
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  asiar 20:40 17 Jan 2003

When I was on the Internet at some point I received a warning that my "computer is broadcasting my e-mail address" and that someone might get access to my computer. How can it happen? How dangerous is it? How can I protect my computer from being "seen" by unwanted people?

  leo49 20:59 17 Jan 2003

It's an unscrupulous scam.

click here

See #3 at the above page.

Regards

  BRYNIT 21:09 17 Jan 2003

Never believe every thing you read.

  Joe McG 21:19 17 Jan 2003

asiar,

just delete these pop-ups.

The address being broadcast is your isp's server address. A home pc has a "mac address".
Its all just a con, to try and get you to buy cheap and nasty software.

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