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Too much junk mail

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by whicky1978, Nov 22, 2005.

  1. whicky1978

    whicky1978 Staff Sergeant

    Recently, I was duped into signing up for one of those "You have one an iPod" type deals, and I gave out my email address. Now I can lost of junk mail/spam and I was wondering if there is a way that I can systematically block all of those emails. It would take too long to set up a filter for each email address.

    Note, I don't have any spyware problems because I stay on top of it.
  2. BrokenArrows

    BrokenArrows Sergeant

    Are there any common subject messages.

    For example do they all contain a specific word or something. You can set that up as a filter.
  3. dedub

    dedub Corporal

    What email client are you using? Outlook? If so I use SpamBaynes spam blocker and it works great. There are other free and pay spam filters out there. Do a google for spam blockers.
  4. whicky1978

    whicky1978 Staff Sergeant

    I am getting some repeat senders. I am going to gradually add filters using the email addresses and/or subject words
  5. whicky1978

    whicky1978 Staff Sergeant

    My filters seem to be working, I'm not getting alot of junkmail anymore.
  6. SoloTraveller

    SoloTraveller Private First Class

    I use Outlook 2003 as a mail client, and haven't had any spam problems at all to speak of since installing it. Great junk mail filters built in. It costs $$, but IMHO well worth it.

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