June 29, 2015: Lincoln Spector, PCWorld Contributing Editor, repled to a reader’s question about “What to do when your email address sends spam.”
If spam is going out from your email address, the address has been either spoofed or hijacked. Either way, the spam isn’t going out from your computer, and probably not from the criminal’s computer, either. It’s probably going out from an unknowing victim’s malware-infected PC.
Read the full article for his advice.