CompTIA A+ 220-902 Question B-39

A user reports that people are receiving emails from their account that the user never sent. Which of the following security measures would BEST resolve the problem?

A. Check the boot.ini on the PC for malicious entries.
B. Change the account password.
C. Upgrade the email client to a newer version.
D. Install a more expensive spam filter.

Correct Answer: B

The best security measure is to rename or change the account password. Hackers sometimes break into email accounts to sent malicious emails to various people.