Incredimail and Messenger spurious messages

  bigboab y 20:50 26 Oct 2009
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Recently,I've been getting emails on Incredimail and messages on Live Messenger purporting to have come from one or more of my contacts...they come with a url asking me to open same ... which,being a suspicious bugger)I havent,except for one email which I replied to... it came from a lady I used to know so I thought "still interested" ... I'm afraid she was NOT amused.. has anyone had the same problem?? Suspect it might be a Hotmail thing both programs use my Hotmail account . Cheers

  Sea Urchin 21:05 26 Oct 2009

You probably read in the news a week or so ago that thousands of Hotmail addresses have been hacked into and pirated - maybe that happened to you and/or your contacts.

  Technotiger 21:08 26 Oct 2009

I use Incredimail and Hotmail, but NOT Messenger! I suspect Messenger may somehow be the culprit. I have had no such problems.

Skype is better than Messenger IMHO.

  bigboab y 22:02 26 Oct 2009

Thanks for your replies ..is there a fix for this anywhere?

  Technotiger 07:34 27 Oct 2009

It may be as Sea Urchin has said - I did read about that too. Only thing I could suggest is try running all your Anti-everything programs and CCleaner, might just clear something up.

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