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Old 02-04-2012, 12:24 AM
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This afternoon I got three emails from my email provider, advising that I had set up three additional email addresses. I've seen spoof emails and I knew these werent spoofs. They had my name and account number. So i called my email provider and got them to delete the email addresses. They checked and advised that I must have set up those email addresses from my computer.

I live alone and no one could have accessed my computer, unless it was done remotely. That gave me the idea to run Kaspersky (although I had just run it a few hours prior). It found a "trojan-dropper.win.32.daws.jju" and deleted it. It reported that Malwarebytes had also found and deleted the same Trojan an hour earlier.

My question is this: Is it possible for someone who's very computer-savvy to drop a Trojan on a specific computer, if he has that computer's IP address? I never, ever click on links in emails and cant imagine how I'd have gotten this Trojan -- except that someone who runs a website is very upset with me because I complained about some content.

I'm also curious about this particular Trojan. I tried to check it out on the internet but couldnt find any specific info on it. But I'm not asking about that. I'm just wondering if this computer guy could have targeted my computer in retaliation.

Thanks so much for any answers!
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