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  • Cory Smelosky
    ... Similar happened to one of my gmail accounts. The spammers seem to have gotten an ancient address book though and they waited over a year to spam people in
    Message 1 of 9 , May 8, 2013
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      On Wed, 8 May 2013, madodel wrote:

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      > On 5/8/13 9:31 AM, Evan Koblentz wrote:
      >> Virus? Doubtful; my daily computing devices are Ubuntu and BlackBerry.
      >>
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      > What I have seen before is they hack a gmail, yahoo or similar web mail
      > account, steal someone's address book and then send out SPAM messages to
      > the entire address book using as the From address one of the entries, not
      > the original victims. They don't even have to breach a local machine to do
      > this so can't even blame windoze users for it. I'm seeing this type of
      > attack more and more lately. There isn't much of anything that can be done
      > once it happens, unless you can hunt down and kill the SPAMmers. But it
      > explains why Apple is now forcing me to make all my mac.com passwords more
      > complicated.
      >

      Similar happened to one of my gmail accounts.

      The spammers seem to have gotten an ancient address book though and they
      waited over a year to spam people in it...

      > Mark
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      >> ------Original Message------
      >> From: Bill Degnan
      >> Sender: MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro
      >> To: MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro
      >> ReplyTo: MARCH Yahoo Midatlanticretro
      >> Subject: re: [midatlanticretro] FW:
      >> Sent: May 8, 2013 8:13 AM
      >>
      >> Someone might have a virus.
      >>
      >> -------- Original Message --------
      >>> From: "Evan Koblentz" <evan@...>
      >>> Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 3:11 AM
      >>> To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      >>> Subject: [midatlanticretro] FW:
      >>>
      >>> http://chopper.sakura.ne.jp/7ur7ta.---
      >>>
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