My internet email contacts list has apparently been used to send out spam the other day. I'm not sure how this occured or how to prevent it from happening again. I run MaAfee and Adware quite regulary. I'm not sure if this is an infection or if someone has hackedinto my Y****O account.
I had some old addresses that are no longer valid so that they were kicked back. I am copying that belwo in case that is of use.
My fixes to remedy this is:
1) Change password
2) Delete all contacts except my work email.
3) Run Spybot and Adaware
4) Rescan computer with virus scan (had scan about 2 days prior)
Am I infected with something? I don't know
I have x'd out all of the email addresses that were shown
Thanks for helping out
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ompany from china,which is an agent of all the well-known digital product f=
actories,and facing to both wholesalers,retailsalers,and personal customer =
all over the world. They export all kinds of digital products and offer mos=
t competitive and reasonable price and high quality goods for our clients,s=
o i think we you make a big profit if we do business with them.And they pro=
mise they will provide the best after-sales-service.In my opinion we can ma=
ke a trial order to test that.=20
Look forward to your early reply!
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s,and personal customer all over the world. They export all kinds of digita=
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goods for our clients,so i think we you make a big profit if we do busines=
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