Hey folks. I?m concerned.
I receive occasional "Delivery Status Notification (Failed)" bounceback emails from legitimate businesses. Today I received one from firstname.lastname@example.org saying that my email to email@example.com failed. Bouchardfnb.com is an insurance company in Florida.
These come into my Outlook 2000 Version 9.0 client. My Outlook Sent file does not show my PC as having sent such an email. These messages have attachments that are obviously spam, e.g. titled "Are resign or nymph." (I?m not opening the attachment, just seeing the title).
Note these "delivery failed" bouncebacks are NOT coming from contacts in my Outlook address book, but from businesses I?ve never heard of but which do have legitimate Web sites.
So has my PC been hijacked? Am I am unwitting spammer? How can I check? Or maybe has bouchardfnb.com been compromised and it?s sending out what appear to be bouncebacks in an attempt to dupe users like me?
I do run:
>>Norton AntiVirus 2006 protection on constantly and set to scan incoming and outgoing mail
>>Norton AntiVirus scans nitely
>>Windows XP security with all latest updates
>>Occasional scans by HijackThis, SpyBot, TrendMicro Housecall, AdAware, etc?
None of these has detected a problem. I?m fairly familiar with the results generated by HijackThis and none of them appears suspicious.
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