John Wood <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in <003f01c351bc$ac8f4d80$1501020a@u
cc.ac.uk>) about 'rapid fire messages - Spoofing?', on Thu, 24 Jul 2003:
>> >John Woodgate wrote:
>> Does examining the message header give a clue as to where it came from?
>If using Outlook just right-click on the e-mail in the Inbox and then
>left-click 'Properties' at the bottom of the drop down menu. There it will
>list the sender's address.
Well, no, it may not. It's quite possible to forge headers, using
naughty software. In fact, that's how messages are faked to appear to
come from someone else than the true sender. I get one or two spam
messages a day that appear to come from me!
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