Email rejected but I didn't send it. Is it a scam?

  ernieernie 11:51 19 Dec 04
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I have received the following rejection of an email which I didn't send.
Does anyone know the reason? Is it a scam?


----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
[email protected]>

----- Transcript of session follows -----
.. while talking to air-xm02.mail.aol.com.:
>>> RCPT To: [email protected]>
550 MAILBOX NOT FOUND
550 [email protected]>... User unknown



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Received: from aol.com (1cust81.tnt104.lnd4.gbr.da.uu.net [213.116.56.81]) by rly-xm04.mx.aol.com (v103.7) with ESMTP id MAILRELAYINXM42-60641c56291212; Sun, 19 Dec 2004 06:14:37 -0500
From: [email protected]
To: [email protected]
Subject: Re: Your details
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 11:14:37 +0000
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0005_0000578E.0000138E"
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-AOL-IP: 213.116.56.81
X-AOL-SCOLL-SCORE: 0:0:0:
X-AOL-SCOLL-URL_COUNT: 0
Message-ID: [email protected]>

  wiz-king 12:00 19 Dec 04

I get these fairly often on one of my accounts, if it not yours delete it, is almost certain to be malware of some description.

  bremner 12:01 19 Dec 04

Get them all the time

Someone who has your email address in their address book has becaome infected with one of the many e amil viruses around. This takes all the addresses and sends out infected e mails using the addresses taken from the address book.

ISP and subscriber applications bounce the e mails back to the sender - i.e. you.

Don't worry about it.

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