troubleshooting Question

Hotmail repeatedly Hacked

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I have a Hotmail account which I use for a lot of my communications due to convenience.  Lately, it has been getting hacked on a regular basis.  I change the password every time, but it's happened at least a few times in the last two months.

Basically it sends out mass email spam links to all of my contacts from my account (not a spoofed reply-to message).  As these are friends, family, and business contacts, this is embarrassing and I would like to put an end to it and hopefully retain this email account.

This happens when I am not on any of my computers.  All of them have anti-virus software installed.  Am I leaving some sort of door open for these attacks?

Thanks in advance!
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