Welcome to Comcast Help & Support Forums
Find solutions, share knowledge, and get answers from customers and experts

New to the Community? Start here.

5,806,759

members

16

online now

1,952,676

discussions

Top

mailer-daemon@comcast.net

Regular Visitor

mailer-daemon@comcast.net

i have been getting this message houndreds of times with many diffrent recipient e-mail address.

 

     This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.      

 

Delivery to the following recipients was aborted after 0 second(s):

 

 * panten1@live.it

 

 

Reporting-MTA: dns; resqmta-po-08v.sys.comcast.net [96.114.154.167]

Received-From-MTA: dns; resomta-po-02v.sys.comcast.net [96.114.154.226]

Arrival-Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:51:16 +0000

 

 

Final-recipient: rfc822; panten1@live.it

Action: failed

Status: 5.1.1

Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 550 Requested action not taken: mailbox unavailable

Last-attempt-Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:51:16 +000

Email Expert

Re: mailer-daemon@comcast.net

 Check your Sent folder to see if anything is in there that you know you didn't send. If there is, then the account has been compromised. In that case you need to change the password to something a lot stronger than whatever it is right now, and also change the secret question and answer for the account.

If the Sent folder looks OK, then the most likely thing is that your account is being "spoofed". Spammers can make it look like emails came from you when in fact they did not. If that is the case, there is nothing you can do except notify your contacts of the problem and wait it out. Once a spammer has your email address there is nothing you can do to stop it. But in order to avoid detection they will usually only use an address for a few days or a week and move on to annoy someone else.

Also, use your A/V software to run a complete scan of your machine to see if it can find anything wrong.




Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee, I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help. For information on the program click here.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit from the conversation.
Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee. I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit.
Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee.

Was your question answered?
Mark it as a solution!solution Icon

Frequent Visitor

Re: mailer-daemon@comcast.net


Latoque wrote:

But in order to avoid detection they will usually only use an address for a few days or a week and move on to annoy someone else.


That is exactly what happened in my case.  About 4 days and it was over.