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Is someone using my hotmail to spam?

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by Nick1, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Nick1

    Nick1 Junior Member

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    I hesitated whether to post this in the lounge or here but I figure the programmers would know more about this.

    I received this in my inbox twice:

    I hesitated whether to post this in the lounge or herebut I figure the programmers would know more about this.

    I received this in my inbox twice:

    Now I have no idea who the recipient or senders are. I checked into the "sent" folder in hotmail but there are no trace of the allegedly sent messages.
    Ok, I really do not want people using my hotmail account to send spam, I changed my hotmail password but what are the other steps I should take?
     
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2013
  2. allenpaul123

    allenpaul123 Regular Member

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    Check email headers for details, check email address behind name of sender. Is this email contain some commission or incentive type offer?
     
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    Question Registered Member

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    I guess you are safe now after changing your password.

    You might also want to turn off pop3 in case you don't use external email clients. There is a setting for this somewhere in your account props.