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All my contacts are sent an E-mail as coming from me with advertisement eg VIGRA

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You have been "spoofed". Contact Yahoo immediately and explain to them what happened. I would deactivate that account and create another.

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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Some one have used my email address to send advertisement to me, how can this happen and how to fixe this.


First, change the password on your email address. something "strong"...use capital and lowercase letters and numbers (XxX123ZzZ)

It sounds like someone signed up for a website/service that sends advertisements to your email address. The advertisements probably have the name of the site sending them. You might be able to go to that site and discontinue your account there.
You can also block future advertisements using filters (assuming all the advertisements have something in common...who sent it, subject, etc)
In the upper-right corner of your Yahoo! Mail page, click the Options link, then select Mail Options from the menu.
On the left side of the page, click the Filters link.
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A page appears where you can define the rule and the destination for the new filter.
Type a unique name for the new filter in the Filter Name box, such as "advertisements"
Define one or more rules for the filter.
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  • To/CC header-Who the message is addressed to.
  • Subject-The subject text.
  • Body-The message or body text.
From the Move to Folder pull-down list, choose the destination folder where you want the message to go (probably SPAM)
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  • Does not contain-the area must not contain the target text. (This is a negative condition.) For example, the target text "Chris" would match any area that does not contain "Chris."
  • Begins with-the area must contain the target text at the beginning. For example, the target string "Chris" would match "chris9441@yahoo.com," but not "School project on Christopher Columbus" or "I forgot to call Chris."
  • Ends with-the area must contain the target text at the end. For example, the target string "Chris" would match "I forgot to call Chris," but not "chris9441@yahoo.com" or "School project on Christopher Columbus."
Click the Save Changes button to save the filter.

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this could be resolved by contacting "yahoo-help desk", either send e-mail to customer support asking them to refresh your account or fill the feedback form and get contacted by yahoo helpdesk.

yahoo help - link:

http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/yahoomail/help_f.html

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