SPAM Emails from my Yahoo Account

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All my friends are getting some SPAM emails from my Yahoo account. Help needed please..
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It sounds as if either you or a friend who has you in their address book has contracted a virus or your  Yahoo account has been compromised (someone has your password). The latter happened to me recently with an old Yahoo account I didn't use. I'd recommend the following:

1. Do a complete scan on your computer. If you do not have anti-virus software you can use an online scanning tool such as . Be sure you clean any malware it finds.
2. Change your Yahoo password, just in case it was compromised. Once i did this, the messages stopped.
3. Notify your friends and ask them to also scan their system

Good luck!

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I suspect a hacked Yahoo account, and I assume you use their webmail?
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