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   Re: [xml-dev] Borrowed email address for virus

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G. Ken Holman scripsit:

> Thankfully, I don't run MS-Outlook and my machine was powered off during 
> the onslaught (I got a hundred automatic filter message responses when I 
> retrieved my mail this morning) and it seems the virus borrowed my email 
> address from the infected machine, perhaps to disguise the source of the 
> infection.  

This happens to me all the time, because I am in lots of people's MS-Outlook
address books.  I run Linux, so the source of the virus can't be me.

I also suspect that some viruses are now masquerading as bounce-o-grams.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_


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