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

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Someone registered me on Facebook and I am spammed with friends requests

I have no Facebook account. Without ever going on their site, I received an email similar to the following: You have almost completed the registration process. Confirm your account. You might ...
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Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
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How to block all Emails addressed to someone else (not 'dot' problem)?

I get spam emails from sources I don't recognize AND addressed to emails that aren't even close to mine (not talking about the dot '.' issue that many have discussed in other threads). It gets to my ...
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Besides GMail, do any email providers support wildcard address with spam filtering? (e.g. *@example.com)

I'm looking for an email service not provided by Google that supports wildcard or 'catch-all' email addresses at my custom domain. Spam filtering must occur on the wildcard/catch-all addresses. Paid ...
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Emails marked as spam

I am creating a newsletter for my customers and in the presses I sent many "check" emails to myself. At some point, Gmail started marking them as spam. My question is, if my account marked it as spam, ...
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In Gmail how do I mark a message as not being Spam and Delete it?

Often when I am looking at my spam folder, I see message that are not Spam but that I do not wish to keep now that I have read them. If I hit “Not spam” the message is then put into my inbox where I ...
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Advanced email spam score check [closed]

Is there a service that lets me send an email to for checking the spam score it? (Not just the text and attachment content but also the headers and everthing related to the email.)
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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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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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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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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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When using Postini for spam filtering, is it a requirement that I enter email addresses in Postini for each of my users? [closed]

When using Postini for spam filtering, is it a requirement that I enter email addresses in Postini for each of my users? Or can you avoid specifying any users and just use a "generic" set of rules? ...
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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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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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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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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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Vicious message on Tumblr

My 13 year old granddaughter received a extremely serious vicious message via Tumblr. I am absolutely horrid she could get a anonymous message telling her she should end her life as there is nothing ...
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How can I block all x-rated Twitter-profiles from following me?

I get lots of followers for some reason who are women with really sleazy profiles and I am getting sick of having to see it and block them. Is there a way I can just set my profile to totally block ...
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Google Calendar notifications go to Gmail spam box

I mistakenly marked Google Calendar notification email as a spam, so these notification mails go to spam box. How can I let these emails come to inbox hereafter?
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Google Groups holding legitimate email from subscribers as spam

I'm an admin using a free version of Google Groups as an email list. Lately, Google Groups has been holding a lot of legitimate emails from subscribed users as spam. Worse, it hasn't been informing ...
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Why are my e-mails landing in Spam in gmail? [duplicate]

I'm sending e-mails from a sendgrid. But all the e-mails are landing in the spam box of Gmail accounts, if it contains words like 2vin.com or www.2vin.com in the message body. Other mails are ...
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Spam to deleted e-mail addresses

I keep getting delivery status notification failure for contacts no longer in my address book, for e-mail links I'm not actually sending. Any way I can stop this?
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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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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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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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how do I stop reconnect facebook spam?

I don't mind getting an email from facebook about an event a friend puts on. Or a message they send me. What bothers me are the "Reconnect with your friends" emails. how do I stop them but not stop ...
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How does Google's Postini spam filter route mail to your destination mail server?

I get my email through a generic hosted mail provider and I want to set up Postini for spam filtering. Postini has you change your MX records to the Postini servers. What is the process for Postini ...
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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Stopping emails/spam from “Pinterest Partner Team”?

I decided to sign up with Pinterest and I have been regretting it ever since. I have been getting at a few emails from Pinterest every week since I signed up. Naturally, I set the email notifications ...
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How will this set of filters be executed?

All of the SPAM I receive is from .net domains. Some of the valid email I receive is also from .net domains. I would like to white list the valid domains and delete the rest. What would happen to ...
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Gmail flood of random number subjects

My Gmail account has been hit with about 1000 emails today. All had random alphanumeric groups as the subject. Can they be blocked?
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Is there a reputation database of bulk mail unsubscribe URLs?

Sometimes I receive bulk e-mails where I am not sure if they are (semi-) legitimate or spam. As most of the trustworthy bulk-email services those e-mails contain an unsubscribe link. If the ...
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How can I filter Spam written in Russian in gmail? [duplicate]

I get tons of spam in Russian (Cyrillic alphabet) and although Gmail marks it correctly as spam, I want to create a filter that moves these mails to a separate folder, so the spam folder contains only ...
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How do I prevent Facebook spamming my friends without Facebook?

Facebook sends e-mails like this to (elderly) people I know. Then they call me about the e-mail. I don't want Facebook to send e-mails using my full name to spam people I know to start using ...
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Twitter limits on Direct Messages

My Twitter account was hacked last night. I've changed passwords and enable login verification, but I cannot DM anyone. I keep getting an error message saying I'm over my limit and to "check back in a ...
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What are alternatives to Postini for spam filtering? [closed]

I'm looking for a good spam filtering service for a small business (< 25 people). I'm looking for a solution similar to Postini, where I set my MX records to route mail for my domain to the spam ...
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How to retrieve deleted spam mails

I received an important mail in the spam folder and just as I hit the delete button, I realized its importance, Can I restore this mail ? Notice that I use Yahoo mail.
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Is there an easier way I could see all my mentions of my Twitter handle, select many then send a twitter back and block them all at once?

Background: This question came after one I've posted on quora. I got way too many mentions from people I do not know in languages I do not speak. When I've tried asking to a few of them who did write ...
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How can I solve a problem with false spam report on Facebook?

I am admin in a few pages on Facebook where me and other admins post links that lead to our blogs. In the last couple of days I noticed that when someone clicks on the link to my blog Facebook warns ...
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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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Is it pobssible to detect if a web app is selling emails to spammers?

I use Gmail. A friend recommend that I try this game empire.goodgame.com. I haven't, I hate flash games but I did sign up using my gmail to see how it goes. Ever since, I've been receiving one or two ...