has someone got into my email?

  dinglewolves 18:11 14 Apr 2008
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today i logged into my hotmail account and there were loads of dodgy emails saying thanks for subscribing to these websites, one of which said i registered at 00.53am (when i was soundly tucked up in bed...) does this mean someone has hacked into my email account? i am worried as i did have some personal emails from uni and stuff like amazon emails in there....

any help would be much appreciated x x x

  brundle 18:18 14 Apr 2008

Most likely spam, designed to get you to investigate and/or visit a site. Change your password.

  eedcam 18:19 14 Apr 2008

Possibly but probably not unless of course someone else has access to your pc were they in your junk mail folder or properly addressed to you .Whatever you do dont click on anything within them just delete them

  dinglewolves 18:19 14 Apr 2008

i have just done, changed all of my passwords for accounts with amazon, ebay etc.... was a bit shocked as i have never ever had spam with hotmail before...

  collinsc 18:25 14 Apr 2008

You didnt use the links from the emails did you?

  dinglewolves 18:32 14 Apr 2008

it said click here to unsubscribe.... guess what i did next...... :-(

  dinglewolves 18:32 14 Apr 2008

they were in my normal inbox, not junk mail...

  eedcam 18:42 14 Apr 2008

Aaaargh! if you clicked you confirmed your existence

  jimmybond 18:44 14 Apr 2008

rodney you plonker! expect a shed load more spam mails now :-(

  dinglewolves 18:46 14 Apr 2008

doh.... my bad!!!!

  VoG II 18:47 14 Apr 2008

I would install MailWasher click here

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