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#1 jakrat


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:21 PM

I recently began receiving spam e-mails from my own e-mail address, and although I block them, they still keep coming; is anyone familiar with this problem?

Edited by hamluis, 16 September 2017 - 07:46 PM.
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#2 hamluis



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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:46 PM

Contact your ISP...I doubt that someone is spoofing your email address...and then sending spam to you from the same address.no point.





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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:47 PM

Seems like standard spoofing to me.  It's also very difficult to filter out since it's your own e-mail address that's being used as the "From:"


Typically there are other markers that would make it be considered spam and I'd definitely classify it as such either through the web interface you're using or within the e-mail client program.

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