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Email failure messages :( wtf

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Cdman, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Got around 5 emails saying that my emails have failed. None of which were sent by me.


    There have a link to an article, so I suppose it's spam. Not sure where these email addresses came from that "I" sent an email to, but I think it's from my MSN account.


    Not sure what to do tbh, should I just change passwords on MSN ? Or my email address ?

    It's my main email address so I really need it.
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

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  3. Cdman

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    So em, basically nobody sent the email from my email address/MSN no ?

    It says it's from postmaster@mail.hotmail.com or something

    About to change pass now
     
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    im not in the mailing biz, but the 'from address' can be easily spoofed/faked
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    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090812194631AAcXvgM
    
     
  5. Cdman

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    Yeah that's what I thought as well.


    Anyway, changed my email address password, and my MSN password.

    So I should be ok ?
     
  6. Cdman

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    Actually, just thought of something. If they randomly emailed me and hoped that I thought it was a real failure message but it's just a normal email, how would they have people's email addresses that's on my msn acc ?