Ghost E-Mail Addresses

  Richard Madeley 23:21 13 May 2003

I recently got an e-mail from someone I knew whose subject line was about a virus. It turned out to be a chain e-mail and I deleted it. I assume it had been sent by my friend by accident. There were no attachments and my AVG didn't detect anything.

I have just noticed, however, two e-mail addresses in my Outlook Address Book that I didn't put there: Natasha Allachina - orders(at) and integraclick(at) I won't put proper @'s in case the forum software turns them into clickable entries and they're dodgy links.

Anyone come across this before?

  fitshase 23:41 13 May 2003

There is an option in Outlook Express to save addresses that you reply to:-

Tools\Options\Send\Automatically put people I reply to in my Address Book

It may be the case you've replied to someone and their address has been added.



  GANDALF <|:-)> 23:43 13 May 2003

natasha/serif is kosher as I have received mail from Serif software (good company products). I've tried the other and it goes nowhere although I suspect that it is an order address. Possibly you have set your outlook to 'put anyone who I reply to in my addy book'?


  monkeyshine 23:48 13 May 2003

Yep, Natasha is genuine, get emails from her regularly.

  spuds 00:14 14 May 2003

I agree with others. Natasha Allachina sends out genuine Serif newsletters.The other one that you mention seems a little unknown.

  beeuuem 00:43 14 May 2003 click here
Seems to be a source of spam click here

  Richard Madeley 08:11 14 May 2003

Cheers. I've never sent anything to either of them. I've deleted them. As long as it's nothing too sinister, I'm happy.

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