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Post by Sir $wat on Wed 05 Nov 2008, 2:42 pm

Im not sure if this is the correct place to put this but i know it's not a malware problem.

For the past few days i have been getting spam mail from a hip hop site, it does not allow me to unsubscribe (cant remeber that i did subscribe). It seems like im not the only one gettin this prob. Is there anyway to stop this?

I get like near 30 mails a day.

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Solved Re: Internet Prob.

Post by Doctor Inferno on Wed 05 Nov 2008, 7:41 pm

Moved from General Talk.

Neh, I doubt this has anything to do with your internet. Your friends can often unknowingly spread malware if they get infected by malware that sends email to their contacts, including you. You should be free from malware since you got yourself checked recently.

So invite all your friends over and get them cleaned. Pun intended!

A free alternative that's popular and works well is SPAMfighter Standard: But lately it seems to be slipping.

A good one to try is ChoiceMail:

If you are using a free email provider like Windows Live or Yahoo, they have a blocking feature which allows you to block any e-mail address you key in. I guess you are using Yahoo since you previously had a problem with Yahoo Messenger

Here's how to add a block to an email address in Yahoo Messenger:

    1. Click Options in the upper-right corner of your Yahoo! Mail page.
    2. From the list on the left, click Spam.
    3. In the middle of this page, in the space provided in the "Blocked Addresses" section, enter the email address from which you don't want to receive mail.
    4. Click Add.
    5. The address now appears on your list of blocked addresses.

Yahoo! Mail offers up to 500 blocked email addresses. You can see how many of your blocked addresses you're using beside the list – for example, “4 of 500 used”.

You can also un-block addresses whenever you want.

To remove a block from an address:

    1. From the Blocked Addresses list, click the address you wish to remove.
    2. Click Remove beside your the Blocked Addresses list.

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Solved Re: Internet Prob.

Post by Belahzur on Wed 05 Nov 2008, 11:20 pm

It probably is one of your friends sending spam.
DO NOT open any mail you don't know, or any mail you shouldn't be getting.

It may not be just your friends infected, if someone doesn't like you, chances are you've been signed up to a spam list.

Do you what I do, make two emails. <--- email you won't use, just for signing upto sites and whatnot.
And keep your email you use private, just use that for signing in msn.

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