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    (Original post by ineedhelppp)
    I received an email from a random yahoo account saying "you have received a personal message from your friend" and I stupidly clicked on it and got redirected to some bbc news article but since then I've been receiving soooooooo many.
    I opened it up from my mobile and then microsoft blocked me from logging into my hotmail email from my laptop so I had to change my password and basically I clicked on my "sent" box and it looks like this (look at attached pic)

    I've been sending all of these random emails to everyone in my recent contacts like literally every person I've ever emailed I'm so embarrassed how do I make it stop??????? This was yesterday but today I received another spam email (looking exactly like the ones listed) HOW DO I MAKE IT STOP AND HOW DO I STOP SENDING PEOPLE THINGS
    Life tip: Never open links on e-mails when you don't know who it's from or if the e-mail looks a bit iffy.

    I got a couple of these a while back, but they were obviously spam, so I didn't click the link.

    I mean, the title of them was always 1 word split in 2 (like yours), and the e-mail was always badly written and tried to get me to click a link to what was described as a popular social messaging site or something.

    E.g.

    "supe rior

    i have left you a personal broadcastlook a the a instagram"

    Obviously if you click the link, the program recognises your e-mail as active...
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    For future notice, if you do receive an e-mail from someone unknown or it looks sketchy, right click it and select 'view message source'. It opens a new tab with what's pretty much the code with all the text, routing info and attachments in an encoded form. That way you can read an e-mail without actually opening it.
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    (Original post by Ruthless Dutchman)
    For future notice, if you do receive an e-mail from someone unknown or it looks sketchy, right click it and select 'view message source'. It opens a new tab with what's pretty much the code with all the text, routing info and attachments in an encoded form. That way you can read an e-mail without actually opening it.
    Most/all legit email clients will also not automatically download any external resources or run any scripts unless you explicitly override it. With those email clients it's safe to open emails, just don't click "download external images".
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    (Original post by ineedhelppp)
    I received an email from a random yahoo account saying "you have received a personal message from your friend" and I stupidly clicked on it and got redirected to some bbc news article but since then I've been receiving soooooooo many.
    I opened it up from my mobile and then microsoft blocked me from logging into my hotmail email from my laptop so I had to change my password and basically I clicked on my "sent" box and it looks like this (look at attached pic)

    I've been sending all of these random emails to everyone in my recent contacts like literally every person I've ever emailed I'm so embarrassed how do I make it stop??????? This was yesterday but today I received another spam email (looking exactly like the ones listed) HOW DO I MAKE IT STOP AND HOW DO I STOP SENDING PEOPLE THINGS
    You have malware. Boot up in safe mode and do a deep scan.
 
 
 
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