Dodgy email

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    My email address has just sent emails to everyone in my address book with a link to a work at home advert - embarrassing. Anyone any ideas why this has happened?
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    Could it be a virus in your home computer?

    Sent from my iPad2 3G 32 gig (not JB'ed) / using iPF
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    My, that is not good, I'm thinking some type of virus also on your computer, hopefully someone will know more.

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

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    It is also possible your email account's password is compromised. It would be a good idea to change it.
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    My computer is virus free. It turned out to be my email account compromised - scary!
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    Unfortunately, all too common.
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    My iPad2 is doing same sending lots and lots of spam email from my address book "crappy work at home" ****, I have changed password on email and waiting to see, annoying is the least that can be said !!!

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