Generally refers to any email or message that is either unwanted or unsolicited. Often of a commercial nature.

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Why do I keep getting these emails from non-existent email addresses on my domain?

My wife's got a website/domain for the business she owns, and lately she's been getting emails from email addresses on her domain that don't exist. So, she has like maybe five valid email addresses ...
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(Free) Google Postini alternatives? [closed]

I would like to know whether there are any (free) alternatives to Google Postini or not. I want to screen the messages first before sending them to the inbox.
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How to block a Facebook page?

My feed is covered with "9gag content", and is there a way for me not to see it? I of course haven't liked the page, but my friends constantly like and share "their content", so it always ends up ...
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Gmail in Google Apps now catching too much spam

I just moved from personal gmail to Google Apps gmail. I successfully moved over my label filters and all seemed to be working well. However, I noticed today that many emails that have been correctly ...
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Yahoo email account was used to send spams

My yahoo email account was sending spams at about 6:40pm today. I immediately updated my password. I also checked "Recent Login Activity", but all recorded locations and IP addresses from 4:47 PM ...
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Which app is used to detect friends group in fb?

Recently I approved friend request of a spammer by mistake ,after one hour I checked facebook again , i noticed that he posted spam all the groups where I am present. My question is is there any ...
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Is this a spam email? It says it confirms a Paypal payment, what should I do?

FW:You just sent a payment to Colin Peterson De: PayPalAgregar a contactos Enviado: Tue, 1 May, 2012 a la(s) 3:09 pm Para:XXX PayPal You just sent a payment Transaction ID: ...
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Search and sort emails in the spam folder of Yahoo Mail?

In Yahoo Mail, i am checking the emails in my spam folder, just in case that some emails have been mistaken as spam. But in the spam folder, the emails are sorted by their "nominal" receiving times, ...
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How to remove spam filter for Google Apps email

I have setup email with my domain in Google Apps, but when I did, I did something they asked to protect me from spam mail. (I guess I added some TXT or MX records.) But now I miss a lot of email ...
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How do I hide CityVille stories in smart lists for real?

I click Hide all by CityVille on my smart list and it seems to work. The stories disappear the message below appears: Stories hidden. Undo Stories from CityVille won't appear in your News Feed ...
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How long after I submit a piece of spam to SpamCop.net before it gets added to the blacklist?

How long after I submit a piece of spam to SpamCop.net before it gets added to the blacklist? I've been submitting mail here. but I can't seem to find anything about the process. Does the spammer ...
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Twitter and Echofon spam

I'm using Echofon to keep up with the tweets of people I'm following. But at the moment I get a lot of spam tweets (from people I am NOT following), see this picture: They all contain the same ...
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How to stop SPAM in my GMail account?

I have this stupid friend of mine who is giving me a lot of pain these days. He is registering my profile and putting up my Email ID along with my phone no. on the worst spam sites on the web. These ...
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Blocking all about.com websites (*.about.com) from my Google search results

I regularly block websites from my Google search results. I've had no trouble with this Google feature, with the notable exception of about.com. This website uses a million subdomains, making it hard ...
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How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?

Anybody can alter wiki contents, and I am wondering "How does Wikipedia prevent spamming?", when even not registered members edit the contents. What you think about it?
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Spam email is slipping through Gmail's filter

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 ...
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Do emails auto-forwarded from one Gmail account to another stop if marked as spam?

What happens to mail that I've set to auto-forward from one Gmail account to another when I mark a message as spam? Does that mark the forwarding account and block it from sending in the future? I ...
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How to deal with spam mails in spam folder in Yahoo Mail

Lately, my spam folder has been invaded by various spam mails. I have to check the spam folder everyday because there is a risk that some non-spam mails can fall in the spam folder. As the number of ...
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How do I verify if my e-mails are caught by Gmail's spam filter?

I'm concerned that e-mails I'm sending are caught by the Gmail spam filter. I'm sending emails via Amazon SES and I neither see reports nor bounces. However, I have zero responses on my emails which ...
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Blocking stupid videos on YouTube

There are a lot of really stupid/trolly/fake videos on YouTube. I'd like to blacklist them forever when I see them, so I don't accidentally click on them in the future, and maybe block the uploader, ...
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My Facebook account “likes” pages on its own – what can I do?

For a few months I have been noticing that my Facebook account is liking random pages on its own, even when I remove them, they keep getting added (liked). Why is this happening? Is my account ...
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Single button for Gmail to “not spam” and “archive”

I find I get quite a lot of legitimate mailing list emails in my spam folder. Usually, by the time I've opened them and determined that they aren't spam, I'm done with them. I like to mark them as ...
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Email to groups in the same domain bounce due to spam

I am a admin of a domain that uses gmail. In the past week gmail started bouncing email sent to a group (user to user emails still work) from a user in the same domain. If the email is sent to the ...
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Should I mark junk emails sent by an adware from my friends' email address as spam?

I have some friends in my contacts who are not very familiar with Komputerz. Apparently they have some kind of malware on their laptops that occasionally sends spam by their email address. I am ...
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How do you blacklist an email sender in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure Gmail so that filtered user gets an NDR (non-deliverable receipt) or "bounce" message Because of the way Gmail handles email addresses, I've ...
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Rogue FaceBook Like

I've been getting a lot of news items in my Facebook news feed from things I've never heard of lately. I sent FB a bug report but they haven't responded. Today I found a way to look at all the pages ...
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Gmail inbox suddenly flooded with spam after years of successful blocking [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: More spam is making it into my gmail inbox - is it due to something I've done? After years of using Gmail and having it block spam properly, earlier today I got ...
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How to hide a spammy mention on Twitter?

On the Twitter > @Mentions tab, is it possible to hide a spammy mention there? I got some unnecessary mentions from unknown Twitter users (I'm suspicious it's not even a person), its tweet is ...
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How to export a list of addresses that email in my spam folder was sent to?

With a Gmail username@gmail.com address, you'll also receive email sent to username+label@gmail.com addresses, very handy for creating filters. I often username+website@gmail.com when signing up to ...
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Service for sending non-bulk email

We're running into some trouble with our email being marked as spam. We are looking for a web service to provide the solution. It seems that services like MailChimp & Campaign Monitor focus ...
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Correctly Identifying Spam Messages

I have currently two messages in my inbox that passed the spam filter. The interesting thing is that there are not like the regular ones that you would see in the Spam folder. Subject: [My Home ...
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How To Blacklist Spam Emails With Forged Addresses?

I have been receiving SPAM emails from forged addresses to my Hotmail account. They are filtered and classified as junk. What i want is to blacklist these SPAM messages to never receive them at all. ...
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Report fraud websites online?

There's an awful lot of scams going on, and I'd love to report them, but it seems that none of the big players (looking at you, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube) have a way to report external websites that ...
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Hotmail account is automatically sending emails, no evidence in Sent folder

After clicking a link in a message, my Hotmail account sent emails to all the people in my address book. The email itself is not present in the Sent folder items. Bizarrely, the problem occurs from ...
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Got the strangest spam message that go through the gmail filter

I use Gmail and find it's very rare to get a spam message through. However I find when I do get a spam message, sometimes the to address is not even my email address: from Sloane Crawford ...
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Yahoo! email account is sending spam to my old contacts, what do I do?

An old Yahoo! email account of mine is sending out viagra spam and advertisements to all the contacts in that account's address book. I'm not the one getting spammed, my friends are. A friend ...
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anonymous links in email?

I've received a spam claimed to be sent from one of my friends' email (well I'm sure he didn't send it). What exactly would be the implications of clicking the link? What's the worse that could ...
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Gmail: Add 'mailed-by' domain to safe list?

Gmail keeps marking emails coming from my site as spam. Is there any way to set up a filter that will send any emails coming from that domain to my inbox?
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Bulk removing future-dated e-mail from Yahoo! account

My Yahoo! email account gets a lot of e-mails "from the future" (i.e. spam) that has the sent date in year 2038. How do I easily remove these kind of e-mails? (there are several thousand of them and ...
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Can't block spam email from a very specific email account on hotmail

I am receiving spam email from a specific email address for some time now. The email account has obviously been hijacked and abandoned. However that's not the problem. I have attempted to block this ...
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Does moving a mail to the IMAP spam folder trains Gmail's spam filter?

I'm accessing my Gmail account via imap with Thunderbird. When I move a mail to the imap spam folder, that action equivalent to using the Report Spam button inside Gmail's interface? Does Gmail's ...
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Windows Live - stop spam in the form of invites

Nowadays, besides the fact that I'm getting quite some spam e-mail, I get spam invites on my Windows Live network. Now I haven't seen these people ever before, I'm 100% sure it are some spam people ...
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How to block Microsoft spam email on Hotmail

I am using live.com email. That is also Hotmail. Microsoft always send me a bunch of advertisement mail which is annoying. How can I block it?
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Download all Gmail emails, regardless of spam

We use Gmail's Google Apps for receiving our work emails. Our users don't use the web client to access their emails, they use Outlook. The problem is, some emails are being marked as spam inside ...
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Undo “Report Spam” in Gmail?

I have unintentionally "Report Spam"ed an email that I meant only to archive from a frequent legitimate contact. Are there spam rule controls somewhere in Gmail that I can reverse the effect of my ...
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Tool to admin spam blacklist [closed]

My blacklist is ever-growing due to the inflexible behaviour of my mail provider to only add individual email addresses to the blacklist with a single click while to block a whole server I have to ...
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Routing my mail server through Google Spam filters

I've been told in the past that Google had a free spam filter service. The service would allow me to point my MX records to Google, then they would forward all cleaned mail to my server. Is this ...
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Is there a way to always filter results from Google based on a set of unwanted domains? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I exclude spam domains from my search results? There are several sites that have been out for a while that are starting to crawl StackOverflow and related sites. I ...
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What is bettercodes.org and is it trustworthy? Will they spam my contacts if I log in with Google?

I just got this rather lengthy and boring spam from someone I have no recollection of ever speaking too Michael <michael.bayer1980@googlemail.com>. By developers! For developers! This is ...
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How to better manage spam in Gmail Apps

I am a long term Gmail Apps user and use catch-all behaviour in my Gmail account. I have only 1 email address connected and get about 600 spam messages per 30 days, nearly 100% of which are marked as ...