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Unknown adresses in my in box

Discussion in 'General Security' started by MichaelJohn, Oct 30, 2011.

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  1. MichaelJohn

    MichaelJohn Thread Starter

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    Hi in the last 2 days i have recieved 3 emails into my inbox that are worrying for me as i do not know the sender... obviously i have NOT opened them ..the names they arrive in my in box are as follows... strangely enough they do not go to my Spam box .. i wondered if these names are recognised by any of you guys .. thanks for any help ... Micky



    1, latyzlzera
    2, leescrmnsr
    3, joansmisno
     
  2. Mark1956

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    Occasionally junk emails will slip into your inbox, just mark them as Junk and they won't go there again if they are from the same address.
     
  3. MichaelJohn

    MichaelJohn Thread Starter

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    Ok thanks Mark
     
  4. DoubleHelix

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    Spammers are much smart than that. They rarely send e-mails from the same address twice. The "names" you listed are just the "display as" names. They're not e-mail addresses.
     
  5. Mark1956

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    Yup, but what else can you do?
     
  6. DoubleHelix

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    Nothing. My point was that following your advice would not necessarily result in less spam. And the poster could certainly see more e-mails from those "names" since they're not e-mail addresses.

    Spam is a reality we live with. The best you can do is use a good e-mail provider with good spam filtering. Since I switched to Gmail, I get very little spam in my Inbox.
     
  7. Mark1956

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    Point taken :). I use Hotmail and out of the 10 or more junk emails I get every day only about one every couple of months or more slips into my inbox so can't complain.
     
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