Mr. Green’s business email account hardly received any spam mail. Maybe the odd 2 – 3 emails per week announcing that he has won millions of dollars. Nothing more. All of a sudden, he noticed a sudden spurt in the amount of junk mail that was hitting his Inbox. He was the target of a massive spam attack which kept his phone beeping through the day.
He was sure to ask us the “Why me?” question. In an attempt to answer the many questions of spam targets, we have listed some Frequently Asked Questions below:
Yes. HostingXtreme uses multiple types of spam filters to ensure that spam is checked and removed with minimum resource usage for our server.
Yes. There is a 100% way to stop automated spam mails. Its called a “Challenge-Response system”. It is NOT recommended by many people.
The “Challenge-Response System” BoxTrapper Spam Trap, keeps all incoming mail in a temporary folder, without delivering it to your inbox. The sender is sent an automated reply, asking them to confirm if they have actually sent the mail. Once they confirm by clicking the confirmation link, their mail will be delivered to you.
Yes we can. But you risk losing your genuine mail as well.
You are most likely a random target.