How can I free myself from spam sent from myself to me !! ??

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Every day now I am receiving about 4 emails selling me Viagra etc etc....the emails appear to come from my own email.

Have I at one stage been infected with some malware or a virus or something ?

Running scans and updating all my various anti-this and anti-that software does nothing !

Any ideas ?

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neil


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« Reply #1 on: 03/01/2009 21:56:15 »
No worries, the most likely explanation for this is that the spammers put your email address into the sender field too. Spammer software can do this, it's a trick that will prevent some anti-spam software from filtering this junk out.

Or you lead a secret double life, it's so secret that you don't even know yourself about it.  [;)]
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« Reply #2 on: 03/01/2009 22:19:29 »
Would ewe like to buy some viagra ?  [;D]....erhmm..not for ewe...but perhaps as a gift !




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« Reply #3 on: 03/01/2009 22:19:54 »
I have no recollection of posting the above post just a few seconds ago !
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« Reply #4 on: 03/01/2009 22:30:32 »
Ha! So you have a secret double life! Come on, Secret Sheepie! Tell us all about it!
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« Reply #5 on: 03/01/2009 22:35:19 »
Shhhhh !!...does Superman reveal his other life ?  [;D]
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« Reply #6 on: 03/01/2009 22:41:03 »
But, but, but... <pout>

<disclaimer>This poster is not curious, she just wants to know everything.</disclaimer>
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« Reply #7 on: 03/01/2009 22:48:11 »
*nursey enters stage left*

"Time for your bed bath Sheepy"
"Can we play Beauty & The Beast again nursey ?"
"Sure we can, You're the beast of course"
"Phew....saved by the Belle "  (DOH !!)

...and there I was , just about to reveal all...oh well !!  [;D]
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