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Starting last week, I started receiving a bunch of spam email to to my main Gmail account. It is super annoying and I get around 3 per day right now. I mark each email as spam but I keep getting more. I haven't had this problem in years. Is there anything I can do? I can't make a filter because they are being sent from different addresses and domains.

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You're doing the right thing. Once in a while spammers glom on to some technique that gets their junk past spam filters. At least until the filters get better. Once a year or so I see a little storm like this; it doesn't take long until the filters get better and you don't see it any more. – Al E. Dec 29 '11 at 4:19

My company Gmail account was once spammed by nasty things about viagra and so on. I couldn't really resolve it at first but here's what I did:

  1. Click "Create a filter" at the top of the Gmail window, to the right of the search bar;
  2. Enter the modified email address in the "To" field, and click "Next";
  3. Select the appropriate action, such as marking the message read, sending it straight into the archive, applying an identifiable label or deleting it;
  4. Click "Create Filter" to create the filter;
  5. Create additional filters for each modified email address.

Also, you check this article.

Hope this helps.

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