more on e-mail from dodgy sources including 'bank

  jack 19:54 28 May 2004
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When you get a mail that gives you doubts and you are curious but!!!!
Do this [for OE users but other system must be similar]
Open the file then go to- File/Properties/detail/message source

Then all will be revealed

j

  Graham ® 20:19 28 May 2004

The 'message source' is often spoofed, that is, it isn't the true source.

  bremner 20:28 28 May 2004

Spooky

If I look at this thread in 'Helproom' I see the orginal post and one by Graham.

At 20.06 I posted a response which I can not see.

If I go to 'My Postings' the thread is there with the original posting and mine but not Grahams.

Is there a Ghost in the Machine??

  Gemma 20:28 28 May 2004

Not quite chaps. The message source is the same as view / source in IE. It displays the way the message is encoded. For most messages it will display the HTML code.

As Graham ® says, the routing information on dodgy emails is usually fake.

  bremner 20:29 28 May 2004

Ah ah

two threads - I'm not going mad.

  jack 20:24 29 May 2004

Well so they're upto faking the fakes now
how do they do that and the ISP's not know?

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