email account sending spam mails

asked Mar 28, 2013 in Website Builder by Alpha2 (880 points)

I am having an issue with one of my email accounts on my domain. It’s been sending spam emails. How do I identify the source sending those spam mails. I want to know if it’s through the website itself or through an email account. Can I identify the source from the exim logs.. here’s the exim log code

2013-03-28 04:03:01 1UKlJz-0003Ba-Er <= "username"@"domainname" H=("domainname") []:58513 P=esmtpa A=dovecot_login:"username"@"domainname" S=2507 id=026EFCFA.DAD70703@"domainname" T="Shipping for real" for

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answered Mar 28, 2013 by dona (4,540 points)
From the code you gave it looks like the spamming was through  a login to the mailbox
You see the IP they connected from in this:
[]:ip here