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Malware? sending out spam emails


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#1 Jerry84

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 03:41 PM

Hi I was sent here by Gizmo after sending them scans of my regersty. Since mid week My computer ha been sending out my address box with a message to click on a link. I do not have a copy but have seen them because I was getting the same thing from people I know but I never clicked on link and deleted them. Not sure what started this I am very careful with spam or anything that looks like spam.

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 03:54 PM

If your email account has been hacked or spoofed (email address forged as the sender), you need to change or reset your email account password. I suggest you create a strong password. Sometimes just doing that will resolve the issue.

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 04:47 PM

I did that just a bit ago, will not know for a while if it worked. There was a Malware that showed up under Emesisoft that I could not clean this was before I found your site should I sorry about this. I also ran Malwarebytes that shows 20 maybe problems

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Posted 20 October 2013 - 05:08 PM

It never hurts to run several security scans as a precaution.
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Posted 20 October 2013 - 05:12 PM

Have run 4 already. As long as I can get the emails to stop sending then I guess the other suff does not matter



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Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:34 AM

Continued here:

 

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511410/email-sending-out-spam-malware-problem/

 

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