gmail email/spam bomb, over 1,000 in 30 minutes.

  stevebrook 02:41 09 Feb 2019

For 2 days at about 5 PM, my Gmail account has been bombarded with 'junk' emails (day one they went to my inbox; day two many went to spam): I anxiously await day 3. I sent all of them to my spam folder and deleted them, but it was a lot of work! I ran a McCafee LiveSafe scan, nothing was revealed. Some of the emails were in a foreign tongue, some were gibberish, some appeared business-like (I didn't open any. What is happening, and how do I deal with them tomorrow?!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:36 09 Feb 2019

delete them all with out opening and you'll probably find they will stop after a few days.

  lotvic 12:50 09 Feb 2019

I sent all of them to my spam folder and deleted them, but it was a lot of work!

What method are you using to select the emails to send them to Spam folder?

  KEITH 1955 13:00 09 Feb 2019

looks like you have been hit by a spambot, I use bt as my main email isp and have a gmail address that gets bombarded with f**k buddy invites , I got so fed up sorting out junk that I set up a second gmail address , before I even used it the spambots found it and hit it.

as fruit bat says just delete them

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