Canadian web site uses my address book to send mail solicited on my behalf to my contacts.

Has been held three times in as many weeks while signed offline and offline with MSN.  How a web site does not control your e-mail and address without permission.  What kind of security breach is the next, and what can do to prevent it happening again.  Performed the Safety Scanner and software security on the computer and found nothing.

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Hello

Which is called Spoofing and its pretty easy for a spammer to make. Of course, it does
it look like you or the other person has sent the e-mail. Someone intercepted an email and
It may not be you who caused him. Account of a friend could have been consulted
or even someone could have sent an email on your behalf to someone else who has been
compromise. Your friend can access headers and block the real senders of
those who will change often.

How to read the message headers
http://www.high-speed-Internet-Access-Guide.com/articles/email-headers.html

E-mail spoofing
http://en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/E-mail_spoofing

E-mail spoofing and Phishing
http://www.mailsbroadcast.com/email.broadcast.FAQ/46.email.spoofing.htm

Understanding E-mail Spoofing
http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/email-spoofing.html

Fraudulent emails (false)
http://pages.eBay.com/education/spooftutorial/

Google search - email Spoofing
http://www.Google.com/search?hl=en&EI=FB1nS9DiNo7CsQPNhKGdAw&SA=X&Oi=spell&resnum=0&CT=result&CD=1&ved=0CAgQBSgA&q=email+spoofing&spell=1

I hope this helps.

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