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News Spammers ramp up for Easter

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 7 Apr 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    I've had 2 spam emails in the past month (both from some asian printers). I've used the same Hotmail email account for the last 12 or so years.
     
  3. ORB13

    ORB13 New Member

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    Yeah 423 emails in my g-mail spam folder, who can beat that?
     
  4. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Oh, I think I can beat 423...
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  5. ORB13

    ORB13 New Member

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    Dam!! Yeah, that just might do it.
     
  6. frojoe

    frojoe New Member

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    You know when you log into your bank account and you see a message and picture you personally chose? I don't see why websites couldn't do this with their email so that you could identify the real from the fake. Tbh I've never had a fake email make it past my spam filter, but if all of my emails that really came from each site had a small personal message I could be sure they were legitimate. Could be a pain to set up, but completely possible.
     
  7. chrisb2e9

    chrisb2e9 Dont do that...

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    I deleted over 1000 e-mails in my gmail spam folder just the other day.
     
  8. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    i get 5 to 10 a day on hotmail. Most of them end up directly in the junk folder but some manage to go through and it's useless to try and block them manually because it doesn't do anything
     
  9. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    I miss having English speaking spammers, to be honest. These days, it's just russian and chinese mails to my work account. Around 100-120 a day that get IN to the box, then another 200-300 that get filtered as spam. *Sigh*
     
  10. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    I've gotten lately, 3...and that's being generous.
     
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