jhoos.comn virus?

One of my clients signed up with jhoos.com a few weeks ago.  Now, his yahoo.com contacts are receiving invites from jhoos.com.  He thinks he provided both his yahoo.com user and password to the jhoos.com site.  (Ouch.)

- Do I look for malware on his laptop that's generating the emails?
- Did jhoos.com obtain his contact list and are sending emails out via their server?  If that's the case, is there any way to tell them to stop?

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Here is article that talks about the same problem you had. It does not seem to be a virus. It just gets your contacts when you sign up and sends them invites. You should be able to deselect the addresses in jhoos based on what is said here.


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As far as i am aware from what i have heard of this, jhoos uses to login details your client provided to sync all of his yahoo contacts with the jhoos account.  i would suggest that his yahoo password is changed for starters and that the unsuscribe link on the bottom of one of the jhoos e-mails is clicked.

Hopefully his contacts would be no longer available to spam once he has unsubscribed.

I do not believe that there is any malware on your system causing this....i stand to be corrected though.
jdanaAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys.  That did the trick.
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