emails that are profane
Hi margorob1 & rolf,
We have just received an update from our operations team. They are aware of a challenge that was allowing for spam messages to be delivered to customers, regardless of the anti-spam settings enabled within Webmail. They will be deploying a fix for this challenge sometime tomorrow (Thursday, October 27th, 2016) to remedy this challenge. Please be sure to report back if you're seeing any further challenges later this week.
I have some steps here that should do the trick in reducing and reporting them. Let me know how it goes.
Tony | Community Mod.
Hey Tony, I followed your steps above, and all my settings were already as suggested. I have reported this spam using the Spam button on webmail for the past several days. Still I get this spam: You have Seven F---Friends Waiting". This has been happening in the last couple of weeks. Before that I got essentially no spam. I visit no strange sites and have not shared my email with new sources. Why is it that Shaw corporate spam filters cannot keep out something as obviously spam as this, particularly since I have been reporting it?
The real issue is that spam bots will just put together strings of letters/numbers and mass email to them. Odds are, you will get spam regardless of settings on any provider. Granted, adjusting the spam settings does help because the filters will catch a large majority of those messages, but nothing is perfect.
I am getting them too. Between 5and 10every day. It is awful.
It seems like there are many of us with this issue. I want them blocked. Sending thrm spam or trash doesnt deal with this abusive issue.
Don't forget that our network operations team will be taking steps to block these emails today. If you're still getting them this evening, please let us know!
So, that was yesterday that blocking steps were to be in place. I had nine more of those emails today.
Hi rat ,
Sorry for the delays, it appears the roll-out of this update was actually planned for today. It would appear has just been completed, in the last 5-10 minutes. Please continue to monitor your inboxes through the next 24 hours and let us know if you're still seeing the same challenges. Thank you.
I was also receiving these emails for a week or so but seems to have stopped the last couple of days. Maybe its fixed, sure hope so.
I'm still getting them. At least 10/day. Seems to have started after I unsubscribed from a number of websites about a month ago.
Sorry to hear that these are still happening. Do you notice any trends such as the same email address they are coming from? As shaw-phil mentioned a fix was deployed on the 28th. How many have been received since the 28th?
29 since Friday including 7 from today.
I havent noticed any for a few days.
Thanks for letting me know margorob1!
Is anyone else still experiencing difficulties with this like shutin is?
Over the past 4 weeks or so I get around 12 per day. They never stop. No change in the number of them since the fix was deployed. However most only get as far as Shaw webmail & not my own email program. Prior to this starting up around a month ago I never had any spam, & I have been with Shaw for well over 10 years.
paulc and shutin
I'll be sending a private message to collect some info for further investigation into this one.
Interesting development. I received none of the explicit type emails overnight but did receive 2 from Canada-Revenue-Agency.
Canada Revenue Agency send you an ( INTERAC e-Transfer ) ------------------------------------------Transfer Amount: $521.51(CAD)- Sender’s Message: A message was not provided -Transfer Expiry Date: 31/10/2016 - Action Required: 239198411643378*** To deposit your money, click here: ***
( 2016 Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Online Support )
Received 20 since Saturday morning.
Hi Shaun. Wondering if you are still trying to find a solution for the explicit emails.
Hi shutin. Far as we can tell it should be resolved. How many have you received today?
Nothing explicit Lance but 7 like the following.
Your Access Key: **AOI-FQW-OLZ-EBT**
Please Download Your Product Here
(Please DO NOT share this link with anyone).
WARNING: This download link will expire tonight so please hurry to download your free copy of this powerful cash generating system.
Sorry, there are 4 explicit ones also.
Hmm, might be that your email address was somehow recently added to a spam list. Irritating I know.
I'm going to private message you if you could please check your https://community.shaw.ca/inbox. Let's get the headers from some of those emails and send it up for you.
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