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Hi,

MY boss keeps getting this email.  Any ideas?  We dont have secured email setupo with them.  thanks

From: proofpoint-pps@Cmhcorp.local [mailto:proofpoint-pps@Cmhcorp.local]
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 4:39 PM
To: My Boss
Subject: Proofpoint Encrypted Message

Your message has been encrypted successfully.
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I would check with your IT department.  It looks like they are using proofpoint's policy based encryption based on content.  Does he get this shortly after sending an email?
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thats the thing....we are not using anything from Proofpoint

thx
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The only other option that I am aware of is if someone is "spoofing" your bosses email address.  Any response would go to him.  I would contact them and see if they can help you.

http://www.proofpoint.com/about-us/global-locations.php
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thank you
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