Hey friend! (e-mail hijacking?)

John Mccain

Message 61863 · 1 Oct 2011 20:39:05 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Changing your login password usually fixes the problem. If you have other passwords, change them, too, and make them difficult to "guess."

On Oct 1, 2011, at 1:05 PM, Moira Theriault wrote:

> I must confess that it is my email address that has been hijacked and I have
> no idea what to do about it. I discovered this when I received returned
> mail this morning as a result of these messages being sent to addresses that
> are no longer valid.
> I am going to contact Earthlink and my antivirus software provider but,
> unfortunately the damage is done. I even received a request from a Yahoo
> Group Moderator to unsubscribe from the Group. How embarrassing!
> I am and have been a Scottish Country dancer all my life, over 50 years and
> have been a legitimate member of Strathspey.org for many years.
> I am so sorry this occurred.
>
> Moira Theriault
> Colorado Springs
> xx8xxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx [mailto:Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx]
> Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2011 8:35 AM
> To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx; xxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx; XxxxxxxXxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; Xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; xxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xxxxxxxxxx.xxx-xxxxxxxxx.xx; xxx.xxxxxx@xxxx.xxx;
> xxx.xxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx; Xxx.Xxxxx@xxxx.xxx; x-xxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; xxxxxxx2_xxxxx@xxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; xxxxx@xxxxxx.xxx; xxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxx@xxxx.xxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx; xxxx1074@xxxxxxx.xxx;
> xxxxxxxx@xxxxxx.xxx; xxxxx523@xxxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx;
> xxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx; Xxxxxx_XxxXxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxx37@xxxxx.xxx;
> xxx@xxxxxxx.xxx; xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx
> Cc: xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
> Subject: Re: Hey friend! (e-mail hijacking?)
>
> Looks to me as though somebody's e-mail has been hijacked...comes
> (ostensibly) from _xx8xxxx@xxxxxxxxx,net_ (mailto:xx8xxxx@xxxxxxxxx,net)
> and
> states reply to: _xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx_
> (mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx) ;
> sent to multiple addressees, none of whom I recognize as usual
> Strathspeyers with the possible exception of the nonetheless unfamiliar
> _xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xxxxxxxxxx.xxx-xxxxxxxxx.xx_
> (mailto:xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xxxxxxxxxx.xxx-xxxxxxxxx.xx) .
>
> Robb Quint
> Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
>
>
> In a message dated 10/1/2011 3:56:45 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> xx8xxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx writes:
>
> hey
> I refused to keep living that way I took my chances with this now everyone
> recognizes me you have potential give it a try
> http://pcsw.home.pl/PaulJackson39.html
> see you
>
>
>
>
>
>
> =======
> Email scanned by PC Tools - No viruses or spyware found.
> (Email Guard: 7.0.0.21, Virus/Spyware Database: 6.18220)
> http://www.pctools.com/
> =======
>
>
>
>
>
> =======
> Email scanned by PC Tools - No viruses or spyware found.
> (Email Guard: 7.0.0.21, Virus/Spyware Database: 6.18220)
> http://www.pctools.com/
> =======

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