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Yahoo email worm sending emails to contacts


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#1 tbrockley

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 08:22 PM

I am new to the forum and I joined because my wife's yahoo account started sending spam to her contacts with a "Hello" subject and a website link in the body.

 

What can I do to fix that?

 

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 08:54 PM

Has she changed her password?


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Posted 08 March 2013 - 10:40 PM

She hasn't but I'll get that done.  Thanks.



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Posted 09 March 2013 - 01:25 PM

When this happened to me (Earthlink web email), I also sent an email message to my contacts, warning them about the unauthorized access/spam and urging them to just destroy any such emails looking dubious.

 

Changing the password should stop future spam, but you need to address the damage done already.

 

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