I do not believe this email is an indication of your gmail account being
hacked. It is more an indication of spammers learning about a kink in
googles efforts to detect spam. It might not be a bad idea to turn on two
factor authentication in any case.
> I received an email from my a friend containing a link to some work from
> home site. I noticed that the sender email address is not that of my
> friend's but an unknown yahoo account. However, gmail flagged it as
> important because it came through with a contact name of someone I converse
> with regularly. Is this a result of my account being hacked? I took
> precautions to change my password etc. Will turn on two step
> authentication if necessary.
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