unknown mail senders

  greyballs 12:07 26 Nov 2008

hi just wondered if any body out there has anything similar.
over the last mth or so i have been recieving mail from people that i do not know.the name is always female ,subject is either 'hi' or 'hello'
eg this morning the mail was 'diane walker hi'
the messages always land in my junk mail,so i just delete.i have never heard of any of the senders and so have never opened any.just wondered,should i peep or just delete.

  oldbeefer2 12:16 26 Nov 2008

If you don't know them, delete them without looking.

  greyballs 12:26 26 Nov 2008

yep will take your advice,i have deleted every one but just wondered. cheers

  Terry Brown 13:19 26 Nov 2008

Use your email rules to set up rules for the persons you want to hear from. These will then go direct to the folder for easy veiwing.

  greyballs 13:38 26 Nov 2008

these odd messages go straight to my junk folder (dont know how but they do)so they get deleted
without opening.
just wondered if anyone else was recieving these odd e mails ? cheers terry

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:03 26 Nov 2008

Do NoT Open as they may contain virus / malware.

Yes most people get them all the time, they are referred to as SPAM.

Your internet provider will have filters in place to stop you receiving too many of them and direct then to you junk folder.

They come from people whose computers ahave been hijacked because they do not run any protection software or have not update the software that came with their PC.

Protection software is available free on the internet but there are also bogus protection programs out there.

Always ask advice before downloading and installing any software.

  greyballs 14:53 26 Nov 2008

thanks i understand now.although i can not understand any one going live without a net

cheers fruitbat time to tick the box.

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