Spam, how to fight it?

Italy
November 3, 2006 9:33am CST
Do you receive a lot of spam in your mailbox? Do you trust antispam filters? Have you ever lost important legitimate e-mails because of your filters? Do you have any suggestions or remedies against spam?
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4 responses
@Asylum (45384)
• Manchester, England
3 Nov 06
I get my fair share (Or is it unfair share) of spam like most people do. It does annoy me that people living in another country have the audacity to send me unsolicited mail asking of I would like to buy steroids or have my manhood increased. I have not found a realistic solution to this and simply delete them. Anti spam filters are something that I have never tried, and I would be reluctant because of the possibility of having genuine emails lost as you suggested. Some of my friends have often changed their email provider and this could be a real problem with anti spam filtering.
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• Italy
3 Nov 06
I actually manage around 16 different e-mail accounts as I am a professional web developer. I have implemented spam assassin (in my opinion one of the best anti spam softwares around) on all my servers but that alone is not enough. I had to set rules that delete all tagged e-mails as I can't seem to get auto-delete functions to work. Oh well, I can say I'm winning the war with spam though as I now receive "only" 21 unsolicited e-mails per day compared to 120 per day some months ago.
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@ramapo17 (15955)
• Melbourne, Florida
10 May 16
@king_arthur I cannot imagine getting that many in my spam. I go down the list and sometimes there are some real ones there but I never open any I don't know. I had to many problems getting hacked through the years.
• Aguanga, California
24 Nov 15
These are ways you can fight spam mail that keep annoying you because these could result in malware, virus or scam or adware that may infect your PC and steal all your personal information which would put you in danger. 1. Don’t Unsubscribe to Spam 2. Don’t Reveal Your Email 3. Reporting Spam 4. Use a Distinct Email Account 5. Disable HTML in Email 6. Use Comodo Antispam Filter You can get free Antispam filter here
Comodo Antispam Gateway is a cloud based software that provides gateway filtering of email and ensure a clean mail stream is delivered to your end users.
@ramapo17 (15955)
• Melbourne, Florida
10 May 16
Thanks for this info.
10 May 16
Good share. When I find spam message I erase them.
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@RAMPersona (2037)
• Philippines
3 Nov 06
I just mark it spam/junk. and hotmail/yahoo/gmail/.. will do their part.
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