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Friends are reporting new requests from me to add them as Friends. My daughter has received an odd message supposedly from me, but I did not send it.

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How do I check who is doing this and how do I remedy the situation?

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Sounds as if someone hijacked your email. Do a scan for malware.

If these don't find it or can't clear it, post in one of these forums for specialized malware removal help:

You can also do a check for a rootkit infection with TDSSKiller.

   Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller:
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Are these messages coming through Facebook? Possibly someone guessed or stole your password. If you haven't changed it already, it would be a really good idea to do that. Please see: https://www.facebook.com/help/748385731848104

And it also would be a good idea to change the password for the email account linked to your Facebook account, since a bad actor could use that account to reset your Facebook password and take over your profile.

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