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#233349 12-Apr-2018 13:00
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Just experienced one of those moments that we can only laugh at.

 

My Spark SMX webmail received an obviously scam email purporting to be from Spark saying my Spark ID has been banned.
Its a new one, different from the tsunami of spam I get daily, so rather than marking it as spam (because we know how effective that is) I thought best report this one to Spark.
Very rarely I do this with larger organisations if the scam email is a bit different; thinking public service and all that, and often get a thank you confirmation from the organisations and companies etc confirming my forwarded email was fraudulent and the usual links to and good advice.
A quick google shows Spark has a most helpful page giving lots of advice and an email address 'reportphishing@xtra.co.nz'.
I highlighted the email, pressed forward and entered the spark address, press send and after awhile Spark SMX pop up an error "Message could not be sent to the following recipients: [reportphishing@xtra.co.nz] (554 - 554 5.7.1 Message rejected due to possible spam content
)"

 

No kidding Einsteins !


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  #1994874 12-Apr-2018 14:12
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That is funny as made me LOL

 

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  #1994911 12-Apr-2018 14:55
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Working as designed then.  Good job, SMX!


 
 
 
 


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  #1994919 12-Apr-2018 15:23
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We use SMX to wash our mail at work and this quite often happens to us as well.. very facepalm worthy ! 


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  #1994975 12-Apr-2018 16:21
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  #1995008 12-Apr-2018 17:22
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I believe this was posted for the comical factor more than anything


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  #1995489 13-Apr-2018 13:43
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I report quite a bit of SPAM and getting reports rejected because the ISP has their abuse contact incorrectly configured like that is some what common. Also hosting companies that reject abuse report emails because they contain a blacklisted URL, umm, yeah.

 

 


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