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I recently started to get literally 100's of returned mail notices from 'Mailer-Daemon".. this morning about 1600!
This is when I haven't been sending e-mail!
I have scanned using SurperAntiSpyware with no results, also,with A squared.
I suspect I'm being "used".
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Posted 22 May 2008 - 08:38 PM
It's possible that someone spoofed your email address, making it appear as though you sent the mail. Spoofing is done by spammers. When mail is sent to an address that does not exist, the bounce message will be sent to you because your address was used as the sender. There really isn't much you can do to stop this, just be patient. I know it's annoying, but spammers won't use the same address for long.
Because Mailer-deamon E-mails are NEVER blocked by any filtre, many spammers will use this sending address. If you are getting this many, it might be best to dump your E-mail address and get a new one.
Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one should be silent.