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handy
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Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

Lately I've been getting dozens of emails daily with no subject, no text, no To: address and from "reply-..followed by a long number... @ ...strange address."  Each one has a different From: address so they can't be blocked.  What are they?  Can they do harm?  How do I stop or block them?

Here is an example of a From address: 

*******************

Here's another:

**********************

Don't click on these addresses.  I don't know what they will do.

Message was edited by: Peacekeeper addresses remove as you are emailing Okv on 29/10/11 7:11:28 AM
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okv
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Re: Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

I've sent you a private message requesting to send me an example. Thanks.

Reliable Contributor Hayton
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Re: Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

okv, this should be investigated. I followed up the "fastcashgas.net" address and it has the look of a suspect site. Site ownership details cannot be ascertained as registration is "Privacy Protected" by Dynamic Dolphin Inc of Broomfield Colorado. The IP address is 208.110.49.90 and the site is untested by SiteAdvisor.

Name Server History :    7 changes on   5 unique name servers over 1 year.

IP History                      : 36 changes on 29 unique IP addresses over 1 year.

All of which assumes that the dot-com details in the From: field have not been spoofed. I'll leave this to you.

handy
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Re: Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

Thanks - May  reiterate that the address changes with each email.

handy

Re: Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

I am getting the same types of emails daily. Usually at least 10 or more. If anyone knows how to stop these types of emails, I'd sure like to know.

okv
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Re: Spam - emails from reply-...long number..@ ...strange address

Just to update the thread - it turned out Handy did not have Anti-Spam installed. Hopefully after he will - the problem will be resolved.

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