Friends getting my emails on their account and there is a warning that my email has been compromised. How can I check my email for safety?

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Exede account email emails being sent out are showing up in others emails as being compromised.Is there a way to see if my account has been hacked?
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Nancy P

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Check your sent Items folder first. If there are emails there you did not send, then forward those, along with your account info and your suspicion of being hacked to exedelistens@viasat.com.

If nothing is amiss there, and your antivirus and anti malware scans show clean, then odds are it's just a phising or other scam attempt your friends happen to be getting.
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Seems to be the only ones getting these emails with the warning have gmail. Could it be in their system?
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Nothing strange in my sent file. Thanks
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Nancy, it would be wise to change your email password to be safe
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Steve the ones getting the warning both have gmail. Everything else seems good. Gmail the culprit? No one else gets the warnings. Thanks for responding.
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it could be Gmail, still since they have you in their address book, best to change passwords just to be safe. I'd also ask them to ask google for help and find out where to forward them to for further investigation.
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OK I will ask but one that gets most of them is 92 years old and now sure how capable he is of doing that. Thanks again. 
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Maybe you could help that friend get a good anti virus and anti malware program on his/her computer and, set up an email client like Thunderbird that alerts them if an email appears to be a scam. It may be simple lack of protection on that computer.
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I want to thank Steve and Bev for their responses. Seems that when I sent the emails to a different address the warning went away. Must have been a gmail thing. Appreciate your feedback.