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I received a spam message from my iCloud email to my hotmail account - what gives?

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May 16, 2012 2:10 PM

So I have my Hotmail email and iCloud (@me.com) account on my iPhone. Suddenly today, I received an email from my @me.com account - to my Hotmail account - this is very odd as I rarely-to-never use my iCloud email account. So I have a feeling either A. it was a genuine security breach or B. it's some weird hoax.

 

Yes, I know many people spam with names that look similar etc - but I've checked the message headers - and they appear like a legitimate message. Also, I replied to the message - and received it in my @me.com account. I'm not some n00b who calls the help desk - but was wondering if anyone else had this issue today...

 

I've included the message header below - *note that I've replaced my real email address with 'main_user'

 

x-store-info:J++/JTCzmObr++wNraA4Pa4f5Xd6uensxNRGNyaWNydXPXcED4E6wrUhfaiZqpZKByo GDWQObmTLUKdwtwlRkTRev4908JE96hAcKLDUvCgXNiY8OnYRCFzSWBzdcvGHfGDnW7FMhqY=

Authentication-Results: hotmail.com; sender-id=pass (sender IP is 17.158.161.9) header.from=main_user@me.com; dkim=none header.d=me.com; x-hmca=pass

X-SID-PRA: main_user@me.com

X-SID-Result: Pass

X-DKIM-Result: None

X-Message-Status: n:0:n

X-AUTH-Result: PASS

X-Message-Delivery: Vj0xLjE7dXM9MDtsPTE7YT0xO0Q9MTtHRD0xO1NDTD0w

X-Message-Info: NhFq/7gR1vRjUmbB+D0yqAkLsNaqWYoPZC+kT1p39YSm427nLMzOn27OajnAnounhvDMEvDB3BxOswC Q5ARMIJZpm6vNY6QFEeAiv0RCxttwFBeH3Jz380eNc/Wmov/uQK3yFnMXSDftfv8M3KMoxg==

Received: from nk11p00mm-asmtp010.mac.com ([17.158.161.9]) by SNT0-MC3-F43.Snt0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.4900);

     Wed, 16 May 2012 12:09:55 -0700

MIME-version: 1.0

Content-type: multipart/alternative;

boundary="Boundary_(ID_IkKHXnVwOqs8JawmT8F6hw)"

Received: from nk11p00mm-spool001.mac.com ([17.158.161.66])

by nk11p00mm-asmtp010.mac.com

(Oracle Communications Messaging Server 7u4-23.01(7.0.4.23.0) 64bit (built Aug

10 2011)) with ESMTP id <0M44006G6QK9OG40@nk11p00mm-asmtp010.mac.com> for

main_user@hotmail.com; Wed, 16 May 2012 19:09:55 +0000 (GMT)

X-Proofpoint-Virus-Version: vendor=fsecure

engine=2.50.10432:5.6.7580,1.0.260,0.0.0000

definitions=2012-05-16_08:2012-05-16,2012-05-16,1970-01-01 signatures=0

X-Proofpoint-Spam-Details: rule=notspam policy=default score=45 spamscore=45

ipscore=0 suspectscore=0 phishscore=0 bulkscore=0 adultscore=0 classifier=spam

adjust=0 reason=mlx scancount=1 engine=6.0.2-1012030000

definitions=main-1205160215

Date-warning: Invalid date header replaced by nk11p00mm-spool001.mac.com;

original content: 16 2012 12:09:42

Received: from localhost ([17.158.42.222]) by nk11p00mm-spool001.mac.com

(Oracle Communications Messaging Server 7u4-23.01(7.0.4.23.0) 64bit (built Aug

10 2011)) with ESMTP id <0M44009GNQK9I6B0@nk11p00mm-spool001.mac.com>; Wed,

16 May 2012 19:09:45 +0000 (GMT)

To: main_user@hotmail.com <<<Some other addresses were here that appear in my contacts both in Hotmail and iPhone/iCloud>>>

From: main_user@me.com

Subject:

Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 19:09:45 +0000 (GMT)

X-Mailer: MobileMe Mail (1J25+8525)

X-Originating-IP: [188.241.134.225]

Message-id: <b56c3bb7-7ed4-ce2e-9512-c3ed93657152@me.com>

Return-Path: main_user@me.com

X-OriginalArrivalTime: 16 May 2012 19:09:55.0678 (UTC) FILETIME=[7ACA77E0:01CD3397]

 

 

--Boundary_(ID_IkKHXnVwOqs8JawmT8F6hw)

Content-type: text/plain; CHARSET=US-ASCII; format=flowed

Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT

 

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--Boundary_(ID_IkKHXnVwOqs8JawmT8F6hw)

Content-type: multipart/related;

boundary="Boundary_(ID_W03CW7iVvP4VrFE/UiqRZw)"; type="text/html"

 

 

--Boundary_(ID_W03CW7iVvP4VrFE/UiqRZw)

Content-type: text/html; CHARSET=US-ASCII

Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT

 

<html><body>Ways to make, earn or get money on the Internet   http://www.salvatorespagnolo.com/fastmoney.php?sypage=02tu1</body></html>

 

--Boundary_(ID_W03CW7iVvP4VrFE/UiqRZw)--

 

--Boundary_(ID_IkKHXnVwOqs8JawmT8F6hw)--

iPhone 4, iOS 5.1.1, iCloud

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