Computer newbies forum: People receiving emails "from me" that I never sent.

by: obsessed August 10, 2004 2:16 PM PDT

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People receiving emails "from me" that I never sent.

by obsessed - 8/10/04 2:16 PM

I am assuming this is some kind of worm, but don't know how to find it or stop it. Typically, what happens is that someone asks me what's in the attachment I supposedly sent them, and I have to tell them, "Don't open it, I never sent you anything." Or I get returned mail as undeliverable, again, that I never sent, sometimes to people I don't even know. I have both AVG free version and Norton AntiVirus 2004, which I keep up-to-date, and the scans come up clean. I also have those dummy worm alert addresses at the beginning of my address book that I thought were supposed to prevent this sort of thing.

I have AOL (my ISP is also AOL), Windows XP home.

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