Unwanted spam

  Rogerfredo 20:35 24 Jan 2004

Over the last few days, I have been inundated with emails trying to sell me pills which will add 3inches to a part of my anatomy!
How do they get my email address? (I can't remember having any complaints!)
I note that the email has also been copied to other Rogers at ntlworld.

  VoG II 20:37 24 Jan 2004

Get Mailwasher click here or another spam filter.

  bretsky 21:58 24 Jan 2004

Get this click here's free and easy to install, comes highly recommended by pca.

Good luck.................bretsky;0)

  spuds 23:49 24 Jan 2004

No cure for spam as yet.Whatever programme you download and use, make sure that you set it up right.This will give you a better chance in reducing your spam intake. When a spammer sends out their rubbish, it is intended for anyone that fits their sending word pattern, not just a particular person initially.If you respond to their email,you will then open a flood gate to your mailbox.

  Gaz 25 00:31 25 Jan 2004

click here - Arriving soon!

  frazky 01:10 25 Jan 2004

viruses etc- e,g harvesting from sites -
- never sign petitions with normal email add.
- munge your address - use a java click windoe as a signature -

example of virus - here - The new worm, known as W32.Beagle and W32.Bagle click here

  frazky 01:16 25 Jan 2004

read - click here

  frazky 01:23 25 Jan 2004

click here

combat ever-growing spam volume? Read the paper and judge for yourself

  Rogerfredo 09:33 25 Jan 2004

Thanks for all replies. I have now installed Mailwasher.

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