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    Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

    This is a discussion on Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails within the Sky Email and Portal Log-in forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Over last 3 days or so been getting loads and loads of phishing e mails which I notice are blanket ...

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      Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      Over last 3 days or so been getting loads and loads of phishing e mails which I notice are blanket addressed to loads of sky e mail users.

      Anyone else getting this?


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      Re: Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      You can either report or block them.

      Sadly this started soon after Sky moved to the new Yahoo! mail service.

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      Re: Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      Yes putting blocks but originator addresses keep changing. Just wondered at the upsurge all of a sudden. Cannot understand why Sky cannot identify mass mailings like this and block them before they reach us.

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      Re: Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      I don't use Sky's email but I do use Yahoo. I'd say 99.9% of the spam gets caught in their spam filters and less than 1% false positives. So, I don't think it is entirely Yahoo but more Sky's implementation. I wonder if they have "turned down" the spam filter for some reason?

      If you examine the email headers of any of that spam, what is showing in the "X-CTCH-Spam" or "Bulk" fields?

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      Re: Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      Sorry a bit confused - where are these fields shown?


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      I don't use Sky's email but I do use Yahoo. I'd say 99.9% of the spam gets caught in their spam filters and less than 1% false positives. So, I don't think it is entirely Yahoo but more Sky's implementation. I wonder if they have "turned down" the spam filter for some reason?

      If you examine the email headers of any of that spam, what is showing in the "X-CTCH-Spam" or "Bulk" fields?

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      Re: Suddenly getting loads of junk and phishing e mails

      You should find them in the email headers.

      Webmail: Select the email then "More" then "View full header".

      Email client: similar to above but will vary by client.

     

     

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