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How to send email from any email adress?

MacIntoshCZ

Active Member
hello,
I found in my email adress in spam folder email from myself providing link to claim 100K cash in bitcoins.
lol
changed password immediately
 

Nigel Goodwin

Super Moderator
Most Helpful Member
hello,
I found in my email adress in spam folder email from myself providing link to claim 100K cash in bitcoins.
lol
changed password immediately
Why?.

It's trivial to spoof any 'from address' in an email program.

If you set your program to 'display all headers' you can see where it's actually come from, and the path it took.

I often send home emails from work, and 'spoof' the return address so the replies go to my home email.
 

MacIntoshCZ

Active Member
Why?.

It's trivial to spoof any 'from address' in an email program.

If you set your program to 'display all headers' you can see where it's actually come from, and the path it took.

I often send home emails from work, and 'spoof' the return address so the replies go to my home email.
Ok thanks for info.
When i was at high school, my friend paste my email adress into survey that claims he win iphone for fun
Since that i am getting tons of erotic content in spam. Nice
 

Pommie

Well-Known Member
Most Helpful Member
I find that if I setup rules to move wanted subscribed content into a folder and then follow that by a rule that any email containing "unsubscribe" gets deleted works well.

Mike.
 

DerStrom8

Super Moderator
I repeatedly get an email "from myself" saying "Eat this --> Poop Daily" :D

Changing the password is pointless, the bot doesn't have to crack any passwords in order to send these emails and make them look like they're from someone you know (or even you).
 

MacIntoshCZ

Active Member
I repeatedly get an email "from myself" saying "Eat this --> Poop Daily" :D

Changing the password is pointless, the bot doesn't have to crack any passwords in order to send these emails and make them look like they're from someone you know (or even you).
Thanks,
Nigel was right. There was two headers, mine and second from Chile.
 

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