Gmail spam mystery: Accounts spamming themselves?

By tcavadias Staff ·
People have been reporting on Gmail's Help Forum that the spam to unknown contacts appears to have come from their own account, causing concerns that affected accounts had been compromised.

However, the mystery spam appearing in Sent folders has also been happening on accounts with two-factor authentication enabled. Many affected users reported the spam email's From field included "via".

Has this issue hit your sent folder? Comment below or on the original article

Read Full ZDNet Article: Gmail spam mystery: Why have secure accounts started spamming themselves?

This conversation is currently closed to new comments.

Thread display: Collapse - | Expand +

All Comments

Collapse -


by bertodal In reply to Gmail spam mystery: Accou ...

Haven't heard about it before. Have just checked my Sent folder and hadn't found any mysterious letters sent from me :) But I'm getting more and more nervous about all these things happening on the web. Not long ago my gmail was hacked and it took a lot of time to restore it.

Related Discussions

Related Forums