Is my computer hijacked ?

  Rubia 09:42 31 Jan 2007

I have been plagued in the recent past by porn emails but these seem to have almost stopped and instead I get about 10 a day emails returned to me undelivered using my user name but with different prefixes to the @. I have not sent them in the first place and I have read about computers being hijacked which is ominous.
When I start up there is a lot of activity from the processor. Is this doing any harm and how can I stop this ? I run frequent Panda scans,Spy Bot,Ad-Aware and have Windows XP. I also have a Spam box which catches most Spams but also some genuine ones ! Can anyone help please?

  rawprawn 11:01 31 Jan 2007

It sounds to me as though your email address has been subject to a virus/hacker on someone elses computer. There is not much you can do about it if that is the case but I would recomend using EPrompter which is a very small easy to use program which allows you to delete unwanted emails before they get to your machine
click here

  [email protected] 11:14 31 Jan 2007

hi, i have been getting about 10 incorrectly spelt porn emails since i foolishly entered my e mail address on some free burning software about a year ago.
i am guessing they are incorrectly spelt to try to confuse spam blocking software, i use norton 07 which removes all but the titles, i also use bt yahoo mail which keeps them in the spam box anyway, i never read them just delete them and i think im correct in saying if they stay in your spam box they are still on the server and not on your pc anyway, so i just ignore them and havnt had any problems.
just looks a little suspect when colleagues see i have 10 emails to porn sites! lol

  vinnyT 11:39 31 Jan 2007

Not of any direct help, but certainly sobering, I got it from a podcast originally (had to google it cause I din't believe it) click here.

  tried 15:06 31 Jan 2007

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  tried 15:09 31 Jan 2007

works for me sorry!!

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