Groups

    Believe i have had my e mail hacked and random e mails sent out to my contact,,, advice appreciated

    Hi
    Have just logged into my hotmail today and have had the following vacation e mail set into my account

    "Hey,
    how are you doing recently?
    I would like to introduce you a very good company and its website is cyecraft.com It can offer you all kinds of electronic products that you may be in need,such as laptops ,gps ,TV LCD,cell phones,ps3,MP3/4,motorcycles and etc........
    You can take some time to have a check ,there must be something interesting you 'd like to purchase .
    The contact
    Email: cyecraft@vip.188.com
    MSN: cyecraft@hotmail.com
    Hope you can enjoy yourself in shopping from that company !
    Regards


    Is it only my e mail they could have hacked or got any other info from my computer?

    Any help appreciated

    12 Comments

    http://i44.tinypic.com/35047bn.jpg

    that's what you call spam I believe.

    Original Poster

    I have not spammed seriously just wondering if it has happened to anyone else, i have reset password on e mail but is there anything else i should do?

    how do you mean its "set into" your account?

    Run your anti virals

    Original Poster

    ClarityofMind;5672230

    how do you mean its "set into" your account?Run your anti virals



    The above e mail was sent from my hotmail to all my contacts and then set as a vacation message so anyone who would e mail me would get this back as well

    Just running my AVG now

    Marty1981;5672247

    The above e mail was sent from my hotmail to all my contacts and then set … The above e mail was sent from my hotmail to all my contacts and then set as a vacation message so anyone who would e mail me would get this back as wellJust running my AVG now



    sounds like a virus to me

    let your contacts know just in case it passes to them also xx

    Original Poster

    ClarityofMind;5672274

    sounds like a virus to me let your contacts know just in case it passes … sounds like a virus to me let your contacts know just in case it passes to them also xx



    Thanks for the help,was just worried about them accessing all other stuff

    Rep added

    you're welcome x x

    Marty1981;5672247

    The above e mail was sent from my hotmail to all my contacts and then set … The above e mail was sent from my hotmail to all my contacts and then set as a vacation message so anyone who would e mail me would get this back as wellJust running my AVG now



    Sounds like a spambot. Think about downloading Malwarebytes and superantispyware to run scans as well as AVG. If possible change your email password on another PC.

    Original Poster

    ChipSticks;5672453

    Sounds like a spambot. Think about downloading Malwarebytes and … Sounds like a spambot. Think about downloading Malwarebytes and superantispyware to run scans as well as AVG. If possible change your email password on another PC.



    Thanks for the info

    Have some rep P.s You deserve serious rep malwarebytes has picked up everything my AVG has missed

    Seriously thanks for this

    Banned

    u got virus in ur pc or laptop what ever.check this thing in google ,hopefully u will get the detail.

    Original Poster

    tinkerbell28;5679533

    That's the first thing you should change, it's crap and this is the … That's the first thing you should change, it's crap and this is the second thread in as many days, with someone who has AVG with virus issues, and it let it on through and did not pick it up...........Just incase you thought that opinion is unfounded, google how bad it is.........



    Thanks for the advice tinkerbell will definitely look at changing, have never had any other issues before and only recently started using AVG so will definitely look at changing.

    Thanks
    Post a comment
    Avatar
    @
      Text
      Top Discussions
      1. How dangerous is Donald trump?33196
      2. Payday Loan Claims - Financial Ombudsman Updates2134
      3. 'Hard' Brexit offers '£135bn annual boost' to economy - BBC News56
      4. RIP DOCTOR WHO710

      See more discussions