Spam Consuming Email Box

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My mailbox continues to receive increasing volume of spam. I've emailed wild blue previously and was assured of help/improvement. No improvement, it continues to get worse. The filters I've tried simply do NOT WORK!
My interest in paying for bandwidth that is being wasted is waning. Can you, will you, show concrete effort that slows the spam or should I begin to think of leaving and trying another provider? A reply would be appreciated. Thank you
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Jim Carpenter

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Posted 1 year ago

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A lot of spam is caused by entering your email to sign up for various sites online. Most have an unsubscribe link near the bottom. Unsubscribe and, mark them as spam so that Zimba learns what is spam. If all you do is delete them, you are doing nothing to reduce the spam.

Zimba, the email client, has to learn what we think is spam, it doesn't learn that if no one tells it things are spam. When it gets enough spam reports form a certain sender, that sender is blacklisted and, emails form them are automatically sent to the spam folder. You have to unsubscribe when possible and, mark spam as such to help it learn.
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711 million email addresses ensnared in 'largest' spambot.

This is one of the main reasons we get so many spam emails and how malware makes its way into your computer....just more reasons to be very alert when clicking on any link...

The spambot has collected millions of email credentials and server login information in order to send spam through "legitimate" servers, defeating many spam filters.

Read this
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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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Greattttttt.....  More emails about Michael Kors and Ray Ban sunglasses.  Just what I am looking forward to...
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Jim Carpenter

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"Kors", "Ray Ban", that's it?
Friend, it gets better.
Like " ************ ", "Dr. Fungus", "Jessica".
Just be patient.  Soon your spam's data tally will begin to displace actual usage of choice.
Wild Blue either makes a move against these spammers or I am GONE.
(not to mention the sheer aggravation of spam trash)

((Oh, and is it just me or are others also troubled with the same deterioration of service?))
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Well Wildblue (i.e. Viasat) has nothing to do with email servers as that is handled by a third party (it use to be Google). So if you are going to leave over getting more SPAM mail, you will be looking a while for an ISP that doesnt have a SPAM problem.