Yahoo Mail Worm??

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  1. Geopelli

    Geopelli New Member

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    I began using Yahoo Mail very recently and preferred it over the stock email app.

    Just before I left on vacation, I turned off my PC. About 12 hours later (3:40 AM), my yahoo email account began sending out bogus emails to everyone on my contact list. Some of the emails were blank and some said that I recommend a specific "male enhancement" product. These bogus emails went out on two consecutive mornings. I think I stop the problem by deleting the Yahoo Mail app and changing my password. There have been more bogus email since then.

    I would hate for this to happen again. I am trying to figure out if I should avoid the Yahoo Mail App or this could have happened with any email app or PC application.

    Anyone else have this problem?

    How do I prevent it happening in the future.
     
  2. takeshi

    takeshi Silver Member

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    Depends on how this is happening. It might not involve any of the above if they're spoofing your email address.
     
  3. Geopelli

    Geopelli New Member

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    Is there a way I can determine how this is happening? What are the likely ways this in happening. Lastly, is there a way of preventing it from happening again?
     
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    This is happening to me too.
     
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    I do not have this problem as I'm using Gmail.:). Good luck!!
     
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