Re: a virus has taken my name, sorry

From: Eric Nelson ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/30/04-02:51:51 PM Z
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I've gotten these as well and on a G4 also but all it
takes is someone faking your email address to send out
spam/viruses and replies from the admins then come
back to you.
I worried about this at first, changed my password,
etc, but now I don't sweat it as they can fake my
address but not my IP...I think.

--- Judy Seigel <> wrote:
> For the last several days I've been getting dozens
> of indignant REFUSAL
> notices from places and persons I never heard of
> from the 4 corners of the
> globe (if a globe can have corners) saying a virus
> was sent by me and I
> should get a virus detector, exterminator,
> emulsifier, etc.
> For the record, I never do e-mail on my hard drive,
> but only in the unix
> shell of the service provider, which, being among
> the big boys, I assume
> has got virus protection up the wazoo. And although
> my evil G-4 acts as if
> it were a virus itself, I'm the only one who uses
> it, only take downloads
> I've been told to expect from a person I know & so
> forth & so on.
> Which is to say, I'm sorry, but mea non culpa... tho
> I do assume others
> have been similarly abducted?
> J.

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