spam to me from me

  Beverley Anne 19:52 28 Feb 2008

I've just downloaded my emails from my yahoo account.

When looking through for junk mail I saw one with my yahoo email address but I didn't and I never have sent any spam mail to anyone.

Is there a way I can stop this happening again?

should I change my password?

  wee eddie 20:03 28 Feb 2008

It didn't really come from you.

I don't know what formula they enter in the "From" Box, but it picks up the Name and Address of the Receiving Mail Account. e.g. Yours, and if it arrived at my address, it would show mine!

  brundle 20:04 28 Feb 2008

Spammers routinely spoof `From` addresses in emails, nothing to worry about.

  Beverley Anne 20:14 28 Feb 2008

thanks wee eddie and brundle for replying quickly its put my mind at ease. But to be on the safe side I have changed my password.

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