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Old 11-10-04, 04:58 PM
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Barracuda Spam Firewall email?

I have gotten two emails today from barracuda spam firewall...

[QUOTE]Welcome to the Barracuda Spam Firewall. This message contains the information you will need to access your Spam Quarantine and Preferences.

Your account has been set to the following username and password:
Username: XXXXXXX
Password: XXXXXXX
Access your Spam Quarantine directly using the following link:

and

This is your quarantine summary from the Barracuda Spam Firewall.

You have 1 messages in your spam quarantine inbox.

Click on the Deliver link to have a message delivered to your mailbox.

Click on the Whitelist link to have a message delivered to your mailbox and whitelist the sender so that his/her messages will no longer be quarantined.

Click the Delete link to have the message deleted from your quarantine.
What is this? I never signed up for this firewall. Is this a virus?


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Old 11-10-04, 08:29 PM
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Wonder if your ISP added this to their system. The barracuda is a hardware spam/anti-virus platform, we use one at work.

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So it's not some gimic to get me to open up a virus program then.

Ok, thanks
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It could be a gimmick. Is that your username & password in the e-mail (spam wouldn't have that). Is that your service provider's URL in the e-mail? Is [email protected] dot net your e-mail? If so, it looks pretty legit...but you just never know.
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yes, that was my username and password.
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You might want to change your password then.
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yeah. it should never be the same as your username. and all x's in a row like that is easy to guess at.

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