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Topic # 113218 9-Jan-2013 22:29
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Hi everyone

Just seeing if anyone else has noticed a lot more spam (than usual) coming from @yahoo..... email addresses over the last 2 weeks?

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  Reply # 742593 10-Jan-2013 00:04
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The email addresses may be "@yahoo" but it doesn't mean it's coming from Yahoo! at all - email addresses are easily spoofed. You have to look at the mail headers to find out where those are really coming from.




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  Reply # 742613 10-Jan-2013 07:47
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I run mail for several domains that have been around for many years, and currently seeing very low levels of spam compared to a few years ago.




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  Reply # 742646 10-Jan-2013 09:43
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I have an Xtra account that I basically use for newsletters and unimportant information, no matter how many times I change the password I still have a spam bot using my account, pain in the ass.

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  Reply # 742652 10-Jan-2013 09:47
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How do you know? You get bounced messages?

If so then they are not accessing your account, only spoofing the email address, and there isn't anything you can do against that.




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  Reply # 742655 10-Jan-2013 09:53
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freitasm: How do you know? You get bounced messages?

If so then they are not accessing your account, only spoofing the email address, and there isn't anything you can do against that.


 

Yeap bounced messages, Okay that is good to know.  

 

Actually sorry it's mostly replies to newsletters that I'm subscribed to so I get lots of messages that say 'sorry this email address is not checked, please use xyz email for contacting us)

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