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I just got a suspicious e-mail from RPGamer...

MeoTwister5MeoTwister5 MemberFull Members
edited March 2004 in Site & Forum Support
I just got an e-mail from RPGamer.com, which has the title [Re: Your letter] with a body containing "Here is the file" and an attachment called "your_letter.pif". I got this from Alethea's e-mail --> Alethea@rpgamer.com

I'm pretty sure what this is, and I dare not open the attachment since I'm almost sure this is some trojan/virus. Can someone clear up why I got this from your e-mail server, and if anybody else got them?

Comments

  • SilentwolfSilentwolf Only Silence Full Members
    edited March 2004
    THAT IS A TROJAN MEO I got one too and Nortons security blew its top at me, ranting on about virus definitions.. anyway I got rid of it.

    I've got them from almost random people on my adress book, and websites I belong to.

    I don't think any fault lies with RPGamer.
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  • KamikazeKamikaze Member Full Members
    edited March 2004
    Email addresses are just being spoofed. Nothing new, really.
  • The GeneralThe General Member Full Members
    edited March 2004
    </span><table border="0" align="center" width="95%" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tr><td>Quote (Kamikaze @ Mar. 10 2004,06:38)</td></tr><tr><td class="QUOTE"Email addresses are just being spoofed. Nothing new, really.[/QUOTE]<span id='postcolor'>
    Lies! It's all Alethea's fault...burn her!!! INFERNO!
  • FiremystFiremyst Daddy Dragon II Full Members
    edited March 2004
    Viruses typically forge the headers (To/From) from names in people's addresses book. I get mails from myself (dragon) from time to time. There's nothing anyone can really do about it. :/

    Always check the full headers of suspicious mails to see where they really come from. ^^
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