My address book has been hacked and my contacts receive e-mail messages. How can I stop this?

Copied spam my address book so that I wasn't using email

I use Windows XP and Outlook Express 6.  Recently, while I was on the Net, but not by e-mail, spam has been received and sent himself to a lot of people in my address book under my own name and e-mail address.  He led "this kit changed my life", and it seems to research at various forums of discussion it has been around for several months, always with various English misspelled and poorly punctuated texts with without capital letters and a hyperlink to sites with names of different people.  I changed my e-mail address and password in a day, but my contacts has often received several versions of spam in the coming days.  My computer has been professionally checked and has no infection, and I thought that I was sufficiently protected by AVG Internet Security 2012 and my ISP (BT).  I hope that my new email address is more difficult to discover by chance, but is it possible that I can avoid this kind of thing does not happen?  For the moment, I completely emptied my address book and print on screenprints, which is a nuisance, but at least there is nothing to hack.  It is obvious that the text was spam when I opened then Outlook Express, because there were several notices referring to obsolete addresses NDR spam itself, I have the above would be deleted immediately if I had known, he had come, because it was so obvious, being on a scheme to get rich quickly and terrible English and sender's name was a pretty ridiculous (which I forgot in my haste of) delete spam).
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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.emailaddressmanager.com/tips/header.html

What Email Headers can tell you about the origin of Spam
http://email.about.com/cs/spamgeneral/a/spam_headers.htm

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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