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Hotmail Emails Hijacked

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by TassieBob, Dec 6, 2009.

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  1. TassieBob

    TassieBob Thread Starter

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    Yesterday I noticed that in one of my email accounts, an email from another of my email accounts that I did not send. Also a friend asked why I was sending him advertising on emails, This was the same as the email that I had noticed just before. I ran IObit 360 and AVG but they didn't find any thing. Can you help.
     
  2. beccibaxter

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    sorry i cant but my brother had this problem, i was getting mail from him with adverts. he wasnt even aware. he has some top notch security on his network too and it even bypassed all that. i will ask him if he has sorted it yet and if he has how he did it.
     
  3. unsaidgolf

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    I have the same problem. I changed my password and deleted all my contacts except one. The one I left was my hotmail email just so I could see if this worked. It didn't. My email continued to spam itself. So, I deleted that email address in my contact list and entered in all the email addresses from the spammers. Now they are busy spamming themselves and I've opened another email account.

    I also ran several Malware programs on my computer and it appears to be clean at the moment. I sure hope someone comes forward and let's us know how they do this.
     
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