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From: David Faux <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Celtic and Atlantic Modal Cluster
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2003 08:15:21 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <18.37b5d6a0.2cde48eb@aol.com>


Actually Dave, it is very much on topic. The subject line and my e-mail address was probably stolen from someone on this List - so we all need to be alerted to the probability that there is a nasty worm or virus out there.

Great, now there are probably thousands of people who think that I am the porn king of Seal Beach - and there was nothing I could do about it since the source was not even my computer.

Thanks for the detailed info on this Dave - all need to be aware - and ensure that they have the most up to date bug catching programs available.

David F.

wrote:
David:

This is off topic and I wanted to warn David and others what might be
happening.

In all likelihood you did not do anything wrong or even know this person.
There are virus/Internet worms that steal email addresses and subject lines and
send out their own spam. For example it might have found your address and
subject line in someone else's email program (ie - Outlook). It created an email
with your name in the From line and your subject line, placed it's own ad (porn,
Viagra, etc..) in the subject. And then send it out to thousands of random
addresses. There are many variations.

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Dr. David K. Faux, P.O. Box 192, Seal Beach, CA, 90740, USA



www.davidkfaux.org



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