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help with yahoo email: finding sender

By shahidmanwar ·
Hi All:= I really think your guys for helping me out here with finding a sender of the email (yahoo email). I've recently recievd an email from an unkown person. He said something really bad in the email that's been bothering me a lot. i do have suspect but I can tell for sure. I should be able to access the suspect's computer even if it helps....Please help me out here. I know it's from diffrent country that's for sure. Please let me know what are the hopes?????????????????

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by BFilmFan In reply to help with yahoo email: fi ...

Post the headers for the message here and we can perhaps figure out well it came from.

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by shahidmanwar In reply to help with yahoo email: fi ...

Thanks a lot.

I am sorry! What do you mean by header? Is this going to help :

Tue, 17 Jan 2006 00:18:00 -0800 (PST)

It was top of the email................
Please advise

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by shahidmanwar In reply to help with yahoo email: fi ...

Here is my full header:

From zahidul islam Fri Jan 6 03:44:53 2006
X-Apparently-To: shahidmanwar@yahoo.com via 206.190.39.153; Fri, 06 Jan 2006 03:45:09 -0800
X-Originating-IP: [68.142.200.8
Return-Path: <zahidangle007@yahoo.com>
Authentication-Results: mta131.mail.mud.yahoo.com from=yahoo.com; domainkeys=pass (ok)
Received: from 68.142.200.88 (HELO web30205.mail.mud.yahoo.com) (68.142.200.8 by mta131.mail.mud.yahoo.com with SMTP; Fri, 06 Jan 2006 03:45:09 -0800
Received: (qmail 65457 invoked by uid 60001); 6 Jan 2006 11:44:53 -0000
DomainKey-Signature: a=rsa-sha1; q=dns; c=nofws; s=s1024; d=yahoo.com; h=Message-ID:Received:Date:From:Subject:To:MIME-Version:Content-Type:Content-Transfer-Encoding; b=vWgnb365InZalhRa1x4DRy0J7VF0gDaOLDaxYS28KzaaAvC6VD5U+pZ212321Lexo4BTntiwsDBfthqjxRTnJ2sZB8VqtHmOjUbQJ72m86811Oy6XIhZx8WK32c76xZHU48uBjk5ENggRWUKuAv5vCesVjyCX9AWBfysiLZRcoY= ;
Message-I <20060106114453.65455.qmail@web30205.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
Received: from [216.236.116.222] by web30205.mail.mud.yahoo.com via HTTP; Fri, 06 Jan 2006 03:44:53 PST
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 03:44:53 -0800 (PST)
From: "zahidul islam" <zahidangle007@yahoo.com> Add to Address Book Add Mobile Alert
Yahoo! DomainKeys has confirmed that this message was sent by yahoo.com. Learn more
Subject: sorry for late!!!
To: shahidmanwar@yahoo.com
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="0-1407516777-1136547893=:64826"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
Content-Length: 1006

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to help with yahoo email: fi ...

Firstly unless there was something personal that has some application to you and lists something that only you know you have this is most likely one of the many Spoofed Yahoo Mails that has been going around recently about visiting Kiddy porn Sites or something similar and is actually the Sober Z variant of that Virus.

Even if you tracked the mail back to its alleged source I think you'll find someone as perplexed as you are and no knowledge of the message at all. The HotMail and Yahoo mailing systems are regularly Spoofed and you should ignore the bulk of mails from these sources.

But if you really want to do something you have the IP addresses and you can pass those onto the revel ant Authorities who have the power to access Yahoo's IP accounts and find out who was using that particular IP address at the time but honestly it is most likely a Bot [a poorly defended Server} pushing this junk out and you'll never likely to find the culprit.

Of course if there was something that named you personally other than the addressee you have grounds to act for Deformation and maybe even quite a few Federal Offenses so you have the ability to pass the E-Mail along to the Federal Policing Agency with a formal complaint and allow then to investigate the e-mail.

But no matter what you can not legally access the Yahoo IP addresses yourself as this requires a Court Order from an application by the Regulatory Authorities.

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