Outlook.com accounts are hacked into and lost every day. I’ll review a couple of techniques that ensure you won’t lose email or contacts if it happens to you.
This sounds like a problem in your friend’s contact list or address book. To sort it out, first we need to understand where email names come from.
If you’ve been hacked… you’ve been hacked. That means the hacker had access to everything on your computer or in (and linked to) your email account. In either case, you need to review your security.
Email account hacking is on the rise. One of the signs is the amount of spam being sent to contacts from those hacked accounts.