Articles tagged: email spam

Why Am I Getting Bounces for Email I Didn’t Send?

Spammers want to send email that looks like it’s coming from someone who may be trusted. They want it to look like it’s coming from you — and you end up getting the bounce notifications.

Why Am I Getting Spam from Myself?

Getting spam from yourself? We all do. I’ll look at why it happens; what little you can do about it; and something unlikely but important to check.

My Flood of Auto-Responses

I made a minor change to the newsletter and as a result was flooded with auto-responses when it sent. What I learned about auto-responses is important to know.

5 Reasons Your Closed Account Still Sends Spam and What to Do About It

Closing an email account is many people’s first reaction to getting hacked and seeing spam sent from the account. It rarely helps, if even possible. I’ll explain.