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Old 02-01-2021, 16:24   #1
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Anyone getting lots and lots of McAfee/Norton phishing emails via their Virgin mail service? The spam filter isn't catching it at all. Must be ~10 a day now for the past few weeks.
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Old 02-01-2021, 16:42   #2
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Yep, tons of them, I just delete them.
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Old 02-01-2021, 16:54   #3
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I'm getting some dated at the origin of UNIX time. Thunderbird blocks the content.
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Old 02-01-2021, 20:29   #4
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A friend of mine registered a new version of Norton360 and ever since hes getting a lot of spam.
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Old 02-01-2021, 23:26   #5
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Re: Spam

I think there is a massive increase in Spam currently.. While I don't see much spam on my main email address, which is provided through work, according to our email admins, about 80% of the email received by our exchange servers at work is spam, and is filtered.
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Old 03-01-2021, 01:05   #6
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Old 03-01-2021, 05:45   #7
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Yep, tons of them, I just delete them.
Best thing to mate,dont respond or get mad.....Simply Bin it
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Old 13-01-2021, 10:36   #8
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Re: Spam

Just got one thet looks like it's from VM saying my DD has failed and to click on the link otherwise my service will be suspended.

Link doesn't point to VM either.

I don't pay by DD so I know it's a scam. I always check the origin of such messages.

I've forwarded it to VM's phishing report addy.
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Old 13-01-2021, 10:40   #9
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Re: Spam

I use Gmail and have set up other email accounts to forward to my Gmail account and I deal with them through a browser. The Gmail spam filter does the rest and then I just delete the spam.
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Old 13-01-2021, 15:14   #10
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The only spam I get is the Monty Python variety
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