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Keylogger seems to be the only logical reason for why this is happening, also must've planted a keylogger that spread to computers on your network, of some sort. Try it on a friends computer, and not connected to your internet.
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changed my password through i forgot my password reset and then logged on and no compromise yet
Edited by masonkian - 6/17/11 at 1:48pm
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Hmm, that is strange. Last year my moms yahoo adress was used to send spam to all of her contacts, however that was not actually using her email just forging the sent adress on the emails.

I would advise like other to use a computer on a difrent network to change your password.

Oh, and notify yahoo.
    
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I helped my brother change his Yahoo Password a few weeks ago, don't they have an option to add a phone number or something to prevent random ppl from changing your passes? Kind of like GMAIL's 2step verification, but not quite.
 
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This sounds too much like a keylogger. The strange thing is that you have tried at different computers right?

Have you changed your password at a location that you know it has no possible key logger? and then check that it's not being accessed already?

i do however Noticed that the US location happens to be loggin in at the same time you login too.

maybe the server's re-route? (if that makes any sense) \\
EDIT: I forgot you said it was sending spam!
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Not a solution but if you can delete all your contacts it will stop for the meantime until you figure out the real problem.
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Not a solution but if you can delete all your contacts it will stop for the meantime until you figure out the real problem.
yep already done that

still so far so good no hacker as of yet
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they probably got your security questions set, or your using weak passwords. I've recently had my gmail and aim both hacked because of weak passwords. I doubt this is a key logger, it's probably just brute force. Either that or they actually used an exploit, I'm guessing brute force and knowing your backup security stuff.
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post #19 of 64
op click on my sig. Follow the guide and when your done change all your passwords. Do not open mail of unknown adresses
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I know it has already been said, but sometimes overwhelming unity can help convince someone.

Sounds like a keylogger to me. The keystrokes you're making when you make the new password is being seen by him as well, so that's why he's able to change it again.

A scan with MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware will turn up something me thinks.
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