View Full Version : Warning message about an email I didn't send

08-06-2004, 10:06 PM
I have just had 2 e-mails appear in my inbox stating that 'MailMarshal (an automated content monitoring gateway) has not delivered the following message: blah blah blah because it contained an executable file' It then goes to list an e-mail address. The point is that I do not know the e-mail address that I purportedly sent an e-mail too. I then went to the web site of where the e-mail address was supposed to be sent to find out that it belonged to a group of chartered accounts in Wellington (I am based in Auckland) that I had also not heard of before.

What could be causing this and should I be doing something about it?

I have Nortons Internet Security installed and the virus definitions are automatically updated. I also keep the Windows security updates updated regularly.

Jim B
08-06-2004, 10:13 PM
This comes up about every week on this forum and has been explained fully many times before.

Someone with a virus is sending out emails with your address in the From Field and as a result you get all the undelivered notifications.

It is quite common, just ignore them and delete.