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Email Spam

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All of a sudden I have begun getting SPAM messages from a number of people in my address book.  Normally, I would expect this to reflect that THEIR email accounts were hacked, but the fact that I'm getting so many within a few days of each other makes me wonder if MY account has somehow been hacked (though I don't know how that would translate into ME getting the messages).  The messages appear to come from someone I know, and as with all SPAM they have a generic subject line like "hi" or "check this out".  The body always contains some version of:

hey what do you think of this http://msn.msnbc.com-december-18.net/jobs/      

I haven't gone to the link to see what it is.  Can you please tell me what this means, and if there's something I can do to fix it?  Or if it needs fixing?

Thanks,

Phil
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