Is anyone else having this problem? For the past 3 weeks I've been receiving about 20-30 e-mails a day, apparently from my own e-mail address. Each one is from "admin@(my hostname).(my isp).co.uk" "support@......"
"register@......", etc and carries a badly worded message to the effect that my password has been reset, my account has been used for an unauthorised purpose, etc, etc.

Each message carries the above virus file as an attachment which you are asked to open to activate your account or whatever.

My ISP says my mail account has not been compromised (but we changed the password just in case) - no effect, the e-mails kept on coming.

I've added each of the addresses the mails were apparently coming from to my Norton Anti-Virus Spam Filter - no effect, the mails kept getting through.

I increased the level of my spam protection on Norton to "High" - still these messages keep getting through.

I finally added a spam filter to say that if certain text that appears in all these e-mails was present in a message it was to be treated as spam - still no effect, the messages are still getting through.

Any ideas???

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Last Post by dlh6213

I would suggest trying System Restore (if you have that capability, you didn't mention your OS) to a point prior to when you started having problems.

Then follow the suggestions in these threads:



If you continue to have problems, please get the self-extracting version of HijackThis from here (in line 2):

Then close any open browser windows, 'Scan and Save Log' with hijackthis, copy the log, and paste it in this thread. Hopefully that will show us what the problem is.

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