Email help - Spam?? spoofed?? hacked??

  jamie.a 20:45 20 Nov 2014
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last week my yahoo email address was sending spam to my contacts, when i checked my sent box the email isn't there, i followed yahoo mail advice and changed password and account details , checked address book etc. , thought the problem was solved. however today i received emails ( from :[email protected] ) again my sent box does not show my account sending any emails ? is my account 'still' hacked ? if so why isn't the sent emails in my sent box ? or if my account is spoofed, then why am i getting undelivered emails errors?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 21:12 20 Nov 2014

Your email address has been "spoofed".

Nothing you can do about it, it happens to even the best of us at times it will stop in a couple of weeks.

  lotvic 21:29 20 Nov 2014
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The spammers harvested (copied) your address book, then spoofed your email address as the sender and return address. They'll move on to someone else's in a couple of weeks...

  lotvic 21:39 20 Nov 2014

If you want to have a go at reading the header to see where a spam email comes from here's how to read an email header: Click Here and a Spam email header: ClickHere

  jamie.a 22:45 21 Nov 2014

thanx guyz

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