I also get random spam mail, ranging from blizzard games(wow, d3) to runescape, to eve online, to aion. I have no idea where these people get my email but cause it was never used for WoW or anything.
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I've created a new mail just for battle.net back in the days, never used anywhere else, 3 RealID close friends. And there IS spam. Now tell me how...
when all else fails, read the STICKIES.
these are ofcourse hack filled spam emails but they're not from or because of blizz. with a simplified example. As a WoW player, we go to wow related sites, sometimes these are scanned and they get our emails. And then send us blizz related spam emails.
I myself dont even open the blizzard emails out of fear they're very good forgeries.
some spam company got my email from my a charity/petition organization i registered with (got the mails an hour after i registered my email) and now i am BOMBARDED by 100's of obvious spam emails which mostly go into my spam folder (which can be disconcerting since its now much harder to find wrongfully-spam-foldered emails
Blocking is ineffective since htey're each named contact-54236@whateverspamemailisabout with the number changing everytime.
Last edited by Tenjen; 2013-02-01 at 07:35 AM.