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Mail Delivery Subsystem - For an emails i didnt send

Recently "3 days ago till now" , I recived about 25 emails "Mail Delivery Subsystem "on my GMAIL account  that inform me that Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

    XXXX@yahoo.com
for example,
The problem is i dont know about thesxe emails , I didnt send any email for them
i googled about this problem but i didnt get solution for that
Please help me to solve this awfull issue
Thanks
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ali_alannah
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ali_alannah
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bionic80Commented:
Have you completed a virus scan, a spyware sweep, and a password change?
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Barry GillChief of StaffCommented:
I get these all the time.
This is because someone is spamming using your named gmail account (spoofing, your account is not hacked), so you are getting the bounce backs.
If you go check in your spam folder you will probably find many more of them...
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jar3817Commented:
This is called backscatter...and like barrulus is because someone is spamming with your address as the FROM address. Nothing to worry about and nothing you can do about it. They'll move on to a different address soon.
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