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Hacked Email Question

Discussion in 'General Software' started by OrbitzXT, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. OrbitzXT

    OrbitzXT New Member

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    I noticed this morning that one of my bosses personal emails sent out a suspect link to a few email addresses. The issue is she has quite a few number of PCs, and isn't sure which one is causing the problem. When something like this happens, is it because of malware/spyware on the PC itself, or can this happen without having an actual infected PC? What's the best way to deal with this? Honestly when I have problems on my personal PC...which is rare, I simply reinstall Windows to be safe and completely clean. I don't think she's really interested in that. What should I do? Is there a way I can tell which PC the message was sent from?
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  2. Drone


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    Yes it can be because of it

    In this case it's hacked account

    First ask them to change the password if that won't help they can send an email to yahoo/gmail/hotmail ... whatever they use administration and say that their account has been hacked.
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