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The reason Gmail's built-in filters won't work in this situation is because they can't be applied to the "X-Forwarded-For" header. That header is where the "via" domain info is stored. My solution was to use a Google Apps Script to check my inbox every few minutes and automatically filter out messages sent via a specific domain. It actually works really ...


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@david, I'll rephrase your question: How did someone get access to my contacts? Do they still have access? @Al E. made some great suggestions about how the attacker may have originally accessed your contacts. Many apps and extensions have broad permissions that could put you at risk if one of those third parties is infiltrated, compromised, or just plain ...


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You could create a filter, if you can find a search that will hit only the emails you want, and have all matching messages deleted? Or at least "never send to spam" but instead moved to a special folder if you want to review them too. I thought that maybe some characters that never show up in your language like ф peraps? But apparently Gmail doesn't search ...


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Okay, this question is still getting a lot of views so I figure it's a good idea to post up the solution for my case at least. What was happening, is regardless of my Gmail settings, Windows Live Mail was taking over and moving emails back into my spam, even if I used the "Never send to spam" filter as recommended by AI E. To this this, I took the ...


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Removing the "spam" label and/or adding the "Inbox" label aren't enough to tell Gmail that the message isn't spam. You need to hit that "Not Spam" button. This is used as a signal for Google to improve its spam filters. However, since you say you already use that button and message still get sent back to the spam label, something else is happening. Perhaps ...


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There seem to be 4 options: fake name, annoying, fake account, and business. These accounts are probably fake (but that's difficult to prove) but definitely business (and also annoying but I doubt if that would be effective). If you're in for some exploration and have enough spam accounts to report, choose the option randomly from the most plausible ...


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I ended up using Thunderbird, clicking Ctrl-A in the spam folder and save.


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I THINK it's this: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#spam Then you'll need to login. Tested it while logged into gmail and then in an Incognito Chrome window (it prompted me to sign into Gmail. After signing in, I had to click the link again to get to the Spam Folder. And of course, you can type : In:Spam to get to the spam folder.


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Not really, no. The only way is to use a unique email address on every single website and then see where (else) that address gets used. Some email providers let you use extended addressing where you append + and some string to your email username. For instance, if the CEO of Google wanted to know if his email address was being leaked by Yahoo, he might sign ...


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It's not just one place where you need to do changes, but this is roughly how you can avoid being spammed with unwanted messages from Facebook: Step 1: Go in the Settings page and check out the Privacy and Timeline pages to customize the privacy level so that you don't allow anyone else to perform activities on your profile (tag you in pictures and videos, ...


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The reason this happens is because Gmail uses its filters in order, until the first filter matches the mail. If the first matching filter was found, Gmail will stop finding other filters that match. So the algorithm used by Gmail is the following (simplified, but still technical): for every filter loop if filter matches mail do do filter action ...


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In the Gmail app, go to your Spam folder, highlight one of those notifications, and click the "Not Spam" button. This should tell Gmail to not use the address it came from as spam again. If you do not have any of those on hand, have one of those notifications sent to you again, and try the above.


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Maybe you're receiving invites not because your "almost registration" to Facebook, but because your friend are using your email with this tool inside Facebook to "find friends" (sorry if it's not the exact name of the tool, I have it in Spanish) I received a few of them also, when I didn't have a Facebook account. And the invites last a lot! When I finally ...


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Confirm that the URL will lead you to Facebook. Spammers like to disguise links (and email addresses) as something else. Then, once you've confirmed it, click on the link. Facebook is co-opted by law to refrain from retaining any new information in their database, but since someone has already entered in your name and email address, that's inside of ...


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@Steve, according to this post from 2012, Google doesn't allow you to disable spam moderation in free Google Groups. You can disable it in Google Groups for Business by following these directions, although I know that doesn't directly help you in this situation. I assume that you are getting an email from Google around 3 days after the "spam" mail is caught ...



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