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SPAM Sent Looking Like it Came From Me

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SPAM Sent Looking Like it Came From Me

Someone in my contacts got a SPAM email that looked like it came from me (although an email address in China).  It does not show up in my "sent" files. How does this happen, and how do I prevent it from happening again?

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Re: SPAM Sent Looking Like it Came From Me

Your email address is being "spoofed".  It is very easy for a spammer to make it look like you are sending an email when in fact you didn't.  It is a very common problem.  There is nothing for it but to wait it out.  Spammers willl usually use an email address for a couple of weeks or so and then move on to annoy someone else.  Just let all your contacts know what's going on so they can ignore obvious spam.  There really is nothing else you can do about it.  You should find this interesting---------------

 

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Re: SPAM Sent Looking Like it Came From Me

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