GMail Account Sending SPAM to other Contacts

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Hey Guys,

As of lately, I've been getting spam - unusually, it's from friends and business associates. This is out of their character because I know them personally, but these spams have 1 thing in common:

- they all come from their GMail address
- the spam is usually 5-8 lines long in text
- one exceptional occasion it was an image spam
- all of the contacts in that GMail user's account are revealed in the "TO:" field and they all get that spam

I know that they didn't initiate the spam because I know them personally, but is there any known cause for this? How can GMail users protect their accounts from sending spam to all contacts against their will?


-- Edmund Loh
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