The FAQ's here will help
in deciphering which are fake e-Mail or post originated and how to
look at email headers and trace it origin?
provided here, describes how to find out where a fake post or e-mail originated from, decipher which machine
it came from and who (generally or specifically) you should contact?
Greetings and Salutations
This FAQ will help in deciphering which machine a fake
e-Mail or post came from, and who (generally or specifically) you should contact. The three sections to this twelve portion FAQ (With apologies to Douglas Adams :-)) :
Tracing an e-mail message
What computer did this e-mail originate from?
MAILING LIST messages
Reporting Spam and tracing a posted message
WWW IP Lookup URL's
Converting that IP to a name
What to do with "strange" looking Web links
Getting a World Wide Web page busted
A list of Usenet complaint addresses
Hoaxes, Fraud on the Internet & The Make Money Fast Posts
Trying to catch the suspect still logged on
Filtering E-Mail BlackMail, procmail or News with Gnus
Rejecting E-Mail from domains that continue to Spam
Misc. (Because I can't spell miscellaneous :-)) stuff
Deciphering which are fake
how to look at email headers and trace it origin?
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