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Google DNS settings #636118 12/16/15 04:22 PM
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So I changed my IPv6 to Googles Public DNS settings yesterday "For faster internet performance", and this morning I have 180 porn emails in my spam box.

I should have done this ages ago! laugh

I'm switching back to my old settings. tongue

Re: Google DNS settings [Re: Acumowchek] #636119 12/16/15 06:03 PM
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The DNS should not have anything to do with the extra porn.

You entered this on on the computer right?

Re: Google DNS settings [Re: Reboot] #636120 12/16/15 06:56 PM
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Yep. System Preferences/Network/DNS.

I get at the most, one or two spam emails a week in Gmail, so this was quite a shock.
Seemed like too much of a coincidence.
I'll keep it for another day and see what happens.

The only other thing I can think of is, I've been using "unsubscribe" on a lot of vendors emails that are no longer relevant to my business. Maybe one of those alerted spammers that my email was real? Totally guessing at this point.

Re: Google DNS settings [Re: Acumowchek] #636122 12/16/15 10:26 PM
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If they were legit vendors you've purchased from probably not the cause. Just coincidence probably.

Re: Google DNS settings [Re: Acumowchek] #636149 12/20/15 06:03 PM
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Well, I've been getting around 30 spams a day, in my Gmail account.
I just emptied them, and DING! another 90 just showed up.
Bummer, man…

Edit: They are now coming in as fast as I can delete them. What's going on??? mad

Edit 2: None of these are porn or viagra related.

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Re: Google DNS settings [Re: Acumowchek] #636150 12/20/15 06:07 PM
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Re: Google DNS settings [Re: NucleusG4] #636151 12/20/15 06:15 PM
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Heh. I was just reading that.
130 spams have come in since my last reply.

At least everything is going directly to the spam folder. I don't have to weed anything out.
Funny thing is, I never use my google account for mail.


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