Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

My hotmail account is sending spam to my contacts

Posted on 2011-09-28
3
Medium Priority
?
1,739 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello Experts eschange,

This morning my hotmail account started sending spam emails to all of my contacts.  The email people receive is

has a subject of " It is true" and at the bottom as the email content a message the reads  Click here to read this message" that points to this address http://vxu5.l8v.me/bhfz8hcon.html

My inbox is full of emails from postmaster@mail.hotmail subject: Delivery status notification (Failure)

I currently have installed kaspersky internet security but it did not help.

The machine is windows 7 OS

Please help
0
Comment
Question by:suply
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
Dale May earned 2000 total points
ID: 36731784
I always recommend Malware Bytes.  Free edition.
Download and install< update the programs to get the latest updates.
<run the program run< hibernate or delete the Malware from your system
www.malwarebytes.org
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Dale May
Dale May earned 2000 total points
ID: 36732193
I would also change my password with the hotmail account now.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:suply
ID: 36751948
Thanks
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
MS Outlook undoubtedly is the most widely used email client.Its user-friendliness, cost effectiveness, and availability with Microsoft Office Suite make it the most popular email application.  Its compatibility with Microsoft applications like Exch…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
Suggested Courses

564 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question