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E-Mail Backtracking???

Posted on 2009-04-01
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From the outlook header information, is there any way to track back an email address to the origin (server, person...)???

Microsoft Mail Internet Headers Version 2.0
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by:abhaigh
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you need to look at the options, internet headers for the emails in question

the headers will normally tell you what system the email was sent from and who sent it.

However, this information can be forged
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by:go4java
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yes, this is known. pls. tell me more about the "who"?
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The fields you are interested in are the following

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by:abhaigh
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if you want to post the headers in question I can show you where to look
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sorry, this is not possible. But what keywords I can look at?
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