How many spam e-mails do you get?


Ian

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I hardly checked my e-mail yesterday, so most of it came in one large batch this morning before I went to uni.

I seem to get at least 200 pieces of junk each and every day :eek:

Anyone here get quite a bit?
 
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About 10 a week at one email :cool: nothing to the other 3:D
 

muckshifter

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Two a month ... the same two every month ... :rolleyes:

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About twenty a day to my BBF address, which is public, about ten a week to all other accounts.

I use the free version of Mailwasher for the BBF account, but they don't give up.

And I'm really not interested in viagra; pirate software; fake wrist watches or enlarging certain parts of my anatomy :rolleyes:
 
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Am I right in thinking that mailwasher is used before you check your mail to bounce replies... so it stops spam in the long run, but a bit longer each time you check?
 

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I use Outlook 2003 for e-mail in Windows.

Before checking e-mail I open Mailwasher and it lists all e-mails waiting for me on their various servers. By pressing the space bar you can remotely view their content.

Those you don't want to receive, you tick a box. Then press 'process mail' and the sender receives a 'not delivered' message as if you didn't exist.

Mailwasher then remembers the banned addresses and after that those addresses are marked for deletion/bouncing each time you open the program.

With the free version you can only use it for one account and not a hotmail address or similar.

I'm seriously considering buying the Pro version which you can use for multiple accounts. It costs $37.00 (£21.12 at current exchange rates).
 

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I think I'll give it a go then if its that good :)
 

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About two to three hundred a day in my main office email account, 2-5 a month in my gmail one and 1-5 a day in PC Review one.
 

Adywebb

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I get about 10 a day, again a mix of viagra/penis enlargement etc and more recently phishing emails trying to tempt me into giving my bank/credit card details - the big giveaway with the phishing ones is that most of them purport to be from banks I have no accounts with :rolleyes:


Like Floppy, I use Mailwasher Pro - and just bounce 'em back again :D
 
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Spam, spam, spam

I get about 60-80 a day on 2 different email accounts. But as i use these 2 really to filter junk away from other accounts. On my main home email hardly any, may be 1 or 2 a day.

If i get to many and i can not stop them, i stop using the account and get a new one, it's so simple to do so these days.
 

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about 10-15, used to be loads until i started blocking them
 
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Probably about 10-15 week in my telecom account. None in my gmail one. Guess which account I use? Just been running clamXav & it found 2 Trojans mixed in with my spam, just for flavouring obviously. McAfee had missed them entirely. Wonder what else it's missed?
 

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