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Posted Jun 1, 2012
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My email contacts have been hijacked

All of the people in my address book are receiving junk email from my email address,how do I stop this from happening?

All of the people in my address book are receiving junk email from my email address,how do I stop this from happening?

My email contacts have been hijacked

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Welcome markeymark and thank you for posting.  I'm sorry to hear about the email trouble.  The how to protect against phishing section has information that should help.

 

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Welcome markeymark and thank you for posting.  I'm sorry to hear about the email trouble.  The how to protect against phishing section has information that should help.

 

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markeymark wrote:

All of the people in my address book are receiving junk email from my email address,how do I stop this from happening?



Other than changing your email address, you can inform your contacts that your email will have a keyword in the subject line like "nospam" and that they should delete the junk mail without opening or previewing it.

 

 




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markeymark wrote:

All of the people in my address book are receiving junk email from my email address,how do I stop this from happening?



Other than changing your email address, you can inform your contacts that your email will have a keyword in the subject line like "nospam" and that they should delete the junk mail without opening or previewing it.

 

 




__________________________________________________________
How can you be in two places at once, when your not anywhere at all?
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I really want to become a procrastinator, but I keep putting it off.
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There are three kinds of people, those that can count, and those that can't.
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“Our great democracies still tend to think that a stupid man is more likely to be honest than a clever man, and our politicians take advantage of this prejudice by pretending to be even more stupid than nature has made them." :Bertrand Russell

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