Bots

Discussion in 'Windows XP Security' started by priscus, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. priscus

    priscus

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    Should I be worried?

    Recently, (and from time to time in the past) have received email bounce back notification for emails that I have not sent. (Checked in 'mail sent' folder to ensure not me having a memory lapse.)

    Address that post is bouncing back from is cryptic collection of letters and digits: looks more pertinent to a machine than a human.

    No malware is being detected by Malwarebytes/Avast/Superantispware/boot time scans, but I have read not ALL bots are detected by suchlike.

    Further suspicions are raised by the usage data provided by my broadband supplier being higher than I would have anticipated, but that is somewhat vague, as Android tablets download lots of updates without me being aware of the action.

    Is there a good way to check?
     
    priscus, Feb 4, 2017
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