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devios117

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I have a gmail account and a school e-mail account. An hour ago, I got an e-mail sent FROM my school account TO my gmail account. Needless to say, I did not send this e-mail. When I checked my school account, i had the exact same e-mail in my inbox sent from a random address and, weirder yet, my outbox for my school address contained no such e-mail sent to my gmail address. For both e-mails, the subject was "1" message body was "1" and the attached file was named "1.txt" and contained no text. Is this a known virus or has any one experienced this same phenomenon? How could some1 have sent me an e-mail to one address only to have that address sent it to another address without a trace? :tazz:
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Howdy and welcome to G2G:

It's called "spoofing" and most spammers and virii use that now in order NOT be be tracked back to the actual infected system..

Murray
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