[Crew] Odd email...

Christopher Staite chris at yourdreamnet.co.uk
Tue Sep 30 14:49:29 BST 2008


Richard Rothwell wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I got an email addressed to someone else, not that rare as I tend to
> accept all mail addresses on my domains (I know, I shouldn't, but I'm
> lazy).  Anyway, this is an extract of the headers - with relevant
> domain names changed to protect the innocent...
>
> ----
>
> Delivered-To: root at abcd.org.uk
> Received: from Postfix filter 42a77884ce2a0a03efc6bb50a6dcdbxx
> (localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1])
>        by iiii.anymail.co.uk (Postfix) with SMTP id 34FBF5FE8xx
>        for <root at abcd.org.uk>; Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:45:24 +0100 (BST)
> Received: from cluster-b.mailcontrol.com (cluster-b.mailcontrol.com
> [217.68.146.xx])
>        by iiii.anymail.co.uk (Postfix) with ESMTP id DB2565FE8xx
>        for <zzzz.zzzz at abcd.org.uk>; Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:45:21 +0100 (BST)
> Received: from l-mail2.sender.com ([213.146.157.xx])
>        by jjjj.srv.mailcontrol.com (MailControl) with ESMTP id m8UBiLGt0196xx
>        for <zzzz.zzzz at abcd.org.uk>; Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:44:xx +0100
> Received: from kkkk.sender.com ([132.147.1.xx]) by
> kkkk.sender.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959);
>         Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:44:38 +0100
> X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft Exchange V6.5
> Content-class: urn:content-classes:message
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
>        boundary="----_=_NextPart_001_01C922F1.EAB3E6D7"
> Disposition-Notification-To: "xxxx xxxx" <xxxx.xxxx at sender.com>
> Subject: Deleted
> Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:xx +0100
> Message-ID: <53E145C7B51B9A41A676E5F8EE2A834427A497xx at mmmm.sender.net>
> X-MS-Has-Attach:
> X-MS-TNEF-Correlator:
> Thread-Topic: Deleted
> thread-index: Acki8VyVrBi2qqVnSD+9G+Wccm7zxx==
> From: "xxxx xxxx" <xxxx.xxxx at sender.com>
> To: <zzzz.zzzz at abcod.org.uk>
> Cc: "yyyy yyyy" <yyyy.yyyy at sender.com>
> X-OriginalArrivalTime: 30 Sep 2008 11:44:xx (UTC)
> FILETIME=[EB066F60:01C922xx]
> X-Modified-HTML: 10
> X-Scanned-By: MailControl A-08-50-15 (www.mailcontrol.com) on 10.66.0.132
> X-Original-To:zzzz.zzzz at abcd.org.uk
>
> ----
>
> Anyone tell me what is going on? Is it a scam or something else?
>
> thanks,
> R
>
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>   
Only thing I can thing of is that the headers are faked and it was sent 
to your server with a RCPT TO command to your address.  I've had it in 
the past.

aie :)




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