I have been bombarded with spam emails from anyone and everyone, and I'm okay with that, but recently some folks in India have gotten a hold of my email address and have been spamming me 5-10 times each day, usually just minutes apart. My spam filter does not catch most of these for some reason. Here are just the five most recent spam example addresses:
- Loan Department <AD@blackboarder.in>
- injury advocates <email@example.com>
- LumineersBeautifulSmile <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Ceramic Cookware <Orgreenic@behaviorer.in>
- University of Phoenix <email@example.com>
I am now putting a block against all email addresses from .in, but I'm wondering if there's a way to get these people to just stop, or to find out exactly who is spamming me exactly. It's got to be the same people, just with different fake email addresses. Probably had some malware on my computer that sent out my address to everyone in India with a computer and web connection. Dammit.
I guess I'd like to see a post explaining how spam email works, how to delete it, if reporting it to the FTC or an ISP is even worth it, how to find out who it is, how to prevent it, combat it, and how to spam those f***ers back (if possible). Also, should clicking on "unsubscribe" be a good or bad idea? I don't trust it.