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Someone used my Yahoo address for SPAM

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I awoke this morning to find that, in the middle of the night, I had sent out an email to my entire address book. The email was information about Canadien Pharmacies, cleverly packaged as FW: Fw: Fw: FW: Funnies. I has an attachment that I have not opened, and have instructed everyone I know not to open.

Soooo... What do I do about this? I've used the cleaning guide to clean my computer, but since Yahoo is web-based email, I'm perplexed at how the problem could be my machine -- or could it?

How do I make sure I don't get used this way again?

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Whenever your system is suspected of sending out a mass or spam email you have to suspect a infection may be the cause. Since this is what it looks like then I suggest you go to the Malware Removal and Spyware Removal Forum and run all the steps located in the
START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own.
If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum.
If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Add a link to this topic so that malware tech can see what steps have been taken here
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