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Getting Yahoo emails with my contact name but different emails...


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#1 AshleyQuick

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Posted 03 March 2016 - 11:12 AM

Why do you suppose I'm getting junk emails that show the names of individuals that are in my contact list...but have completely different email addresses? 


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Posted 03 March 2016 - 11:55 AM

they might have collected the names of relatives from a social network and use that to imrpove the change you would click the links in their spammail (just a guess)



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Posted 03 March 2016 - 12:15 PM

I'm thinking this friend was hacked or has some sort of virus. The recipients in the email were legitimate friends/colleagues of his.






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