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Old 02-12-2004, 08:25 AM
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I received about 5 emails from PayPal containing a virus, did this happen to anyone else?
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Old 02-12-2004, 08:44 AM
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not yet...
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Old 02-12-2004, 08:51 AM
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Well thats cherrie news. ..After a year of trying yo get Pay pal to work with Aol, I finally found out AOL automatically send PayPal to the SPAM folder....

I recently made my 1st purchase "Extreme Magazine" subscription.BUT..I have had no feedback with or without a virus indication from either Extreme or PayPal.

Thanks for the heads up...
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No problem.....I almost use it everyday..
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I'm pretty sure that the sendor is not paypall. It's probably someone pretending to be paypall. You can report the problem to Paypall here

http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr...ontact-general
 
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All,

The MyDoom virus and it's variants are clever enough to "spoof" email addresses. You will get replies form people you don't know and companies you've never emailed reporting that a virus has been detected in an emial you've sent. That's because the virus has "spoofed" your email address and sent it self to another recipient.

This does not necessarily mean that you have the virus, but if you've opened mail from unknown senders, it might be a good idea to make sure your virus definitions are up to date.

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I'm pretty sure that the sendor is not paypall. It's probably someone pretending to be paypall. You can report the problem to Paypall here

http://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr...ontact-general
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