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- Subject: Re: My Apologies - I just got Rooted
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 14:55:42 +0100
On 27/02/2011 01:07, HyperHacker wrote:
Mhm, I figured someone got a hold of your machine. I thought about
sending you a message warning you of the apparent infection, but
figured plenty others would probably have done so already (and I'd
just be giving my personal email address to a spambot).
The problem with e-mail is that it isn't secured.
I can just send an e-mail right now stating I am Steve Donovan or Bill
Gates or any address I find on the Net.
We can put anything in the From field. I don't think SMTP servers check
it is correct.
For the anecdote, we received a similar spam (from a so called SD) on
the SciTE mailing list as well...
-- (near) Paris -- France
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