A recent event scared me to death. I do now know whether this is a serious issue, or a well done hoax (in that case, it certainly works). I have received a mail from my default mail server few hours ago that said a mail I sent to some address in yahoo couldn't be delivered. I didn't attach any importance to it. But I received a second one just few minutes ago. I append the mail to the end of my post ( I have replaced my e-mail with email@example.com
What do you suppose this is? firstname.lastname@example.org
seems to be a legitimate e-mail. I am sure that I haven't sent anything to this email@example.com
. Could this be a kind of linux virus that sends some files somehow? Because apparently I sent a file called:
I do not know what this is, nor what it is used for. It has probably been renamed anyway. Another thing that concerns me is that firstname.lastname@example.org
is over the limit, which may happen if this guy receives lot of files like this one from, perhaps, other infected people?
All in all, this can as well be a minor error, but I am really curious as to how such a thing can be happening, although I am using linux.
I would appreciate any help and advice
Date: Today 04:41:25
Message from _yahoo.com.
Unable to deliver message to the following address(es).
size saved = 8912
Sorry, your message to email@example.com
cannot be delivered. _This account is over quota.
--- Original message follows.
The original message is over 5k. _Message truncated to 1K.
X-Rocket-Track: 1323744: 20 ; SERVER=126.96.36.199
Received: from 188.8.131.52 _(EHLO superonline.com) (184.108.40.206)
_ by mta132.mail.sc5.yahoo.com with SMTP; Wed, 28 Jan 2004 12:20:51 -0800
Subject: Server Report
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 22:19:21 +0200
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