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Spam unsolicited

DavidLinda
Newbie
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Registered: ‎17-09-2020

Spam unsolicited

Been with plusnet for a considerable time  and recieved very little spam , now over past week recieving up to 100 day mainly scammers  and some very explicit  .  Concerned that my grandchildren may find them as they use my tablet . How can I block them .   I am an old fogey and not very computer literate 

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Baldrick1
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Re: Spam unsolicited

@DavidLinda  Welcome to the forum.

I'm sure others will disagree me but it looks like your email address has been leaked to the bad guys and the only certain way to stop these is to take the hit and change your email address.

Townman
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Re: Spam unsolicited

There is no technology substitute for supervising young children's use of technology.  Its a kin to allowing children to prepare food with kitchen knives and hoping they will not cut themselves.  Activities need to be supervised and if they cannot be, then you put the knives out of their reach.

Superusers are not staff, but they do have a direct line of communication into the business in order to raise issues, concerns and feedback from the community.