My wife is still getting these weird messages?

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  1. MikeHawthorne

    MikeHawthorne Essential Member
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    Hi

    My wife is still getting messages from the extensions @co.ar and @co.in.

    These all look like adds for legitimate products i.e. Medicare etc.

    The Head lines have weird symbols in them and the body copy looks like this...

    semierect systematist remaining nickname denationalizing attlee
    superintend fiscalize yawning iodoprotein virtually yuppies stolen
    instrumentally unbrutalised revised cede aldis Asiaticisation
    antiseptizes orozco kneels unfaithfulness sonar celibacy ressentiment
    discomposed embowelled Linnaean vapor nipping encoded spiritistic
    favourable superstition assessment great reconstructionist guideway
    gossipy conformer fucose gobbledegook aidman sensitive eruct salesclerk
    tupamaro farthermost snowdonia vascularizations tumefaciens epithetize
    thymelaeaceous reservation immunogenically Peloponnese whimsical purloin
    cautioning unleveled energizing hydrosolic Satie oersted elevens sorrily
    Vito yuletide crotch forme concord migrants purporters counterblast
    flowerbed wrongest Uzi dissociated extern savages Daphne depolymerised
    auxin brawniness Vijayawada latest rescaled untowardness copolymerizing
    tabanid thermos karakorum enrolled plasticizer baksheesh Moore langue
    anosmic monocycle premarket Greekizes rehonours demography batteau
    tunicae mistrustfully balled Tamil SIGSYS griseofulvin Phaedra admetus
    oleate quark bushpig multinucleated coth subregion mammon grooving
    redrawing hornless stilling adjoins balancedness transcendent mystics
    misanthropises unnervingly cartographer derail fattening sulk
    introgressive hatshepsut screed abounded ironsides picnicker sincipita
    spermophile evaporate sniggling imprisonable acanthus uncertified
    wrathfully cradles securings lysolecithin mungings lustier tripwire
    hubby manipulative Weisenheimer feedstock birthroot mediaevalism drake
    decurrent rooms natch Baylor cylindric velarise subgroup damnableness
    hymn loving adulteration disadvantageously silicicolous spend
    polynucleotide skaldic Ronnie playwriting zoolatry methodius compliments
    multistorey arbalest bilaterally wampum mortgages bailee ergotises
    photojournalists obdurately misplace swap galoot caprine uninvolved
    molar bifurcated Seth sacramentally

    She uses Thunderbird for here e-mail client, I can't get her to switch and it doesn't have any "Block Sender" application. Applying the message filters doesn't seem to work with just the @co.ar used as a trigger.

    Anyone know what this is all about, all of the copy are real words just all mixed together.

    I've run malware scans and her computer is clean, but these things keep coming, at a rate of 5 or 6 a day.

    Mike
     
  2. patcooke

    patcooke Microsoft MVP
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    The only way is to run an email client with a junk mail fiter.
     
  3. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Anymore info in the Header?

    Do you have the option to block it at your Service Provider?
     
  4. Trouble

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    you may also want to try dropping the @ sign. Just co.ar
    See if that works better
     
  5. Mitchell_A

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    Thunderbird is the client, which downloads the email from a POP3 (or similar) email server. What is the service she uses for her email? Navigate to the web interface of that service, here you will find options to blacklist sending domains, extensions etc. Note if you're simply trying to block domains (co.ar or whatever), that you may need to apply a wildcard before the @ symbol. Ex: *@xyz

    And if there's no options to block senders and create blacklists on the email service she uses.. Well I'd definitely look at both and alternate service and client.
     
  6. Drew

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    Mike, you & I both know... use a different E-mail handler. She'll get over being weaned from Thunderbird :friendly_wink::encouragement:

    Cheers,
    Drew
     
  7. MikeHawthorne

    MikeHawthorne Essential Member
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    I've been trying to get her to change for years.

    I'll check out the other options and see what happens.

    Mike
     
  8. Drew

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    Good luck, Mike

    Drew
     

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