Saturday, December 3, 2016

Virgin Media Accounts Receiving Large Quantities of Obvious Spam

Last updated: 3 December 2016

Some users of Virgin Media accounts have been reporting since autumn 2015 receiving large quantities of obvious spam.   In November 2016, this problem appears to have recurred for some users.

Below is a partial list of reports which is unlikely to be complete.

2016 December 2
Spam continues even though messages manually marked as spam

2016 November
Messages continue to be marked as spam even though user marking as not spam, suggestion to add address to webmail contacts

2016 November
Several users reporting sudden, ongoing large quantities of spam apparently from Amazon, John Lewis and Tesco

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