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I'm getting weird emails that I signed up for some service that I never heard of and the email is being sent to a someweirdname@mywebsite.com address.

I never created such account. I checked at admin.google.com but that user does not exist! So what the hell is going on? Why am I getting random email to an email at my domain that doesn't exist?

Has my email been compromised?

  • Could just be spam. Why are you worried? – Vinayak Feb 9 '15 at 4:11
  • Is that a Google Apps account? If yes, it could be that there is a catch-all setting turned on somewhere. – Alex Feb 10 '15 at 22:24
  • @Alex should I disable it? – user299709 Feb 12 '15 at 0:09
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No. A bot most likely picked up your email address and is just sending you emails to see if you'll fall for some sort of a trick into getting you to click on a link in the email.

Just mark it as spam. Also, you can check where you are logged into Gmail by click "Details" as shown in the screenshot below:

Gmail footer

And if you choose to log out of all the other locations, you can rest assured nobody else is logged in.

Additionally, you can change your password as well.

  • And, as for the someweirdname@mywebsite.com address, it could be that your real address is BCCed, so it appears that you are receiving mail for someweirdname. – Vidar S. Ramdal Feb 19 '15 at 8:21

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