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BT Mail - I've got a "failed delivery message", is there Spam,Phishing, or Spoofing behind it?

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BT Mail - I've got a "failed delivery message", is there Spam,Phishing, or Spoofing behind it?
Spam
Similar to how junk mail is shoved into your letterbox, Spam E-mail is information that is useless to you. This is information that you never wanted and is that integral part of the internet, which you cannot escape no matter what. Thus, BT, like a couple other email services provides its users with spam filters. These filters work towards removing any unneeded emails even before they reach your inbox.  Sometimes some reputable companies like a utility company send you marketing emails which you may or may not want. It may not have been information that you asked for, but it is legitimate and cannot be considered as spam. These emails tend to come with an “unsubscribe” button after clicking on which you will no longer receive any emails from them.

Phishing
There are certain types of scammers who send you email that look like genuine marketing emails. This is a technique us…

BT Email Help - How to deal with Spam Mail in BT Email?

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BT Email Help - How to deal with Spam Mail in BT Email? What is a Spam? Spam is unwanted and unasked for information that spammers try to shove down your throat. It is unavoidable, and if a user falls for it, it can cause them to compromise a lot of their data, including personal information and bank details. This is why BT Mail offers its email users a spam filter that tries it hardest to filter out any spam even before it enters their inbox. 
Spam is different from marketing emails as that is marketing info from which you can unsubscribe. Once you make the mistake of clicking on the unsubscribe button of a spam, it will only flood you with more spam emails.

How to avoid it? There are some simple but delicate techniques you can follow in order to avoid spammers. When you get an email that seems even a tad bit suspicious, do not take the bait and unsubscribe to it. It is a method that will inform the spammer that they hit the right mark and the email id exists, thus paving way for mor…