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    I just received an alert from yahoo saying that someone has entered my email from Poland. I have no idea how this happened but am quite suspicious as I have apparently sent emails to everyone's on my contact list (including Oxford Uni and my Dad) with a web link on it.....what should I do!?!?!
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    You just had to put 'including Oxfrod uni' didn't you?
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    (Original post by Harrow.7)
    I just received an alert from yahoo saying that someone has entered my email from Poland. I have no idea how this happened but am quite suspicious as I have apparently sent emails to everyone's on my contact list (including Oxford Uni and my Dad) with a web link on it.....what should I do!?!?!
    I had this problem with my yahoo email also, kept sending out Viagra links to my whole contacts list. You need to change your password, secret question and every other bit of security on your account. That should keep them out.
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    I had this problem with my yahoo email also, kept sending out Viagra links to my whole contacts list. You need to change your password, secret question and every other bit of security on your account. That should keep them out.
    How did they even find my email and password? How the hell did they do it?!?!?!?!
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    How did they even find my email and password? How the hell did they do it?!?!?!?!
    It's easy to find if an e-mail exists - you can send one out and if it doesn't exist it'll bounce back. As for passwords, bots can guess your password from a common list (since most of us use dictionary words etc. with a few numbers). Or a virus could have logged your key strokes and matched it your email address.

    I'd run an up-to-date antivirus too. But I agree that you should change your passwords, security questions as has been suggested.
 
 
 
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