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Old 02-25-2011, 05:56 PM   #1
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Default someone using my address book and sending e_mails\web sites

My brother in law says he has been getting e-mail links to websites that I never sent to anyone. I have never seen these sites or e-mails. he sent it back to me so I could see it and I'm freeked out. How did they get my address book and how can I stop this. He said that now he is getting them from my daughters e-mail account.She lives over an hour away so we are not on any network together. I need to stop this what do I do.
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Old 02-25-2011, 06:29 PM   #2
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Default Re: someone using my address book and sending e_mails\web sites

a virus on your computer maybe?? Do you have virus software installed?? Do you have the latest microsoft service packs and hot fixes installed
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Old 02-25-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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I have microsoft virus protection and I think I am all up to date. I will recheck and let you know. Thanks
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Sounds like your email is either being hacked or you ahve somone that is using your email to bounce false emails. Might want to run a malwarebytes scan and see if it catches anything..
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Old 02-26-2011, 08:34 PM   #5
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yeah I updated my virus protection and ran a scan. I am waiting to find out if that halped .I will look into malware scan too. Thanks
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