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Spam email filter - late evenings

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I have noticed that my Spam filter doesn't seem to be (as) effective after 10pm.  During the day it's fine,  but later in the evening I stay getting Bitcoin emails,  etc.   I block them but not sure why they're getting through in the first place.

  • Is anyone aware of something which could be affecting this?  Thanks. 
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Re: Spam email filter - late evenings


@MJS47 wrote:

I'm new to the Community so there may be a solution already...

I have noticed that my Spam filter doesn't seem to be (as) effective after 10pm.  During the day it's fine,  but later in the evening I stay getting Bitcoin emails,  etc.   I block them but not sure why they're getting through in the first place.

  • Is anyone aware of something which could be affecting this?  Thanks. 

Likely due to the locale from which the miscreants operate or the time zone they are targetting.

FYI: consider trying the workaround here Re: Virgin Mail spam filter is useless to tackle misidentified spam.

 

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Re: Spam email filter - late evenings

Thanks for your reply and I agree that it is probably Time Zone related, however I rarely get any spam during the day, as all emails which are clearly spam are successfully filtered out.  This process just seems to stop around 10pm. 

Do they usually get filtered FROM the inbox, or BEFORE they reach the inbox.   I'm wondering if I am getting to them before VM filters them. 

It's an annoying conundrum but not intolerable. 

Thanks again. 

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Before they reach the inbox.

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Re: Spam email filter - late evenings

As I suspected. 

Thanks again

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