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Possible Insecurity On Windows XP Professional


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elliotgreene

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Hello,
I have Windows XP Professional SP2 installed on my system. I have recently received an email which appears to be spam with one of my passwords in the subject. This concerns me bec this password I use is a word which I have created and this highly unlikely that some spammer might know.

What possible insecurity might I have?? Is this some spoofing bot I have?? Please let me know what I can do to make sure my system is fully secure.


Here is a list of the things I am running just to help.

Windows XP Professional SP2
I have IIS Server installed.
I use Outlook to receive email
I use Sygate Firewall
I have Norton 2005 with updated definitions

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Ell
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This can be a great potential problem. So Let me know what you think. This password is not known and its highly unlikely I would receive it.

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