my hotmail address book been accessed and mis-used

  hartley2 09:52 AM 02 Apr 12
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My hotmail contact list has been accessed via a rogue e-mail disguised as coming from a trusted family member. It is sending out messages in my name, often with the subject of "woow" and "amazing" etc and asking you to click on a message to view the pictures or video. You then get the official looking MSN log in site for your password to log in, as if your PC has temporarily had a glitch.

How can I cure this and eliminate any dangers.

Many thanks

  birdface 10:09 AM 02 Apr 12
Answer

Look in Contacts and see if there is one there that you don't recognize and delete it.

Change your password.

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