Sending e-mail to myself

candacosta used Ask the Experts™
I`m receiving email from myself, with strange body message.
How can I stop it?
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yes that is a new kind of spam. You can stop them by adding a filter with the text of that spam msg in the body.

If you block the sender your own id would be blocked...   so filter by the text in the body.
It's likely that your domain name is being spoofed.  This can be easily avoided by adding an SPF record for your domain and implementing SPF filtering.

Have a look at Sender Policy Framework
SurajSenior System Engineer
do you see the same in OWA?
do you see tht mail in sent item?
try to configure your profile on a diff machine and check...? coz this could be some virus on your comp aswell..
are you the only one facing the issue...?
if yes... then reset your password and check if tht happens again...

let me know the results...

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Answering the 2 comment
1. I have installed a GFI, where SPF, was configured to stop all unwanted e-mail. (but the question is how to stop it?)
2. Yes Its apperar also in OWA
3. No the message does'nt appear on sent item
4. Even configuring on another  machine
5. I'm not the only one.


Dear Sirs please find  below one the kind of mail that I'm asking for your help.

-----Mensagem original-----
De: Canda Costa
Enviada: terça-feira, 21 de Julho de 2009 3:09
Para: Canda Costa
Assunto: - Dynamic IP detected - You've received a greeting ecard

Good day.
You have received an eCard

To pick up your eCard, choose from any of the following options:
Click on the following link (or copy & paste it into your web browser):

Your card will be aviailable for pick-up beginning for the next 30 days.
Please be sure to view your eCard before the days are up!

We hope you enjoy you eCard.

Thank You!
Dear Sirs, sorry for delay, I was out of office for long time
All sugestion that was mentioned here I try, but as I ask before, is there any way to avoid it?



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