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- OT? Mystery Message Outgoing From gMail?
March 23, 2008, 8:10 pm
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Among all the spam, I just found a returned message, subject:
"Pete Cresswell wants to talk to you using Google Talk".
It had bounced from the address "email@example.com".
The content sent to that person was:
----- Original message -----
Received: by 10.70.83.12 with SMTP id g12mr1677005wxb;
Thu, 05 Jan 2006 05:24:56 -0800 (PST)
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 05:24:56 -0800
Subject: Pete Cresswell wants to talk to you using Google Talk
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
"I've been using Google Talk and thought you might like to try it
out. We can use it to call each other for free over the
internet. Here's an invitation to download Google Talk. Give it
Pete Cresswell has invited you to sign up for Google Talk so you
can talk to each other for free over your computers.
To go to the Google Talk download page, visit:
----- Message truncated -----
I don't know anybody named Fiona and I sure as hell wouldn't send
such BS to them if I did.
Questions: - Who sent this garbage out with my name on it?
- How many people out there think I'm spamming them?
Seems like Google's the prime candidate considering the
self-serving content of the text.
Or are there other possible explainations?
Re: OT? Mystery Message Outgoing From gMail?
It's just Google being evil.
My bet is Google.
Ultimately, to make money.
Hard to say. :)
Nothing vialble of which I can think.
Killing all posts from Google Groups
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