Lists of frequently asked questions
Which messages are filtered by Dr.Web anti-spam as unwanted?
- To make it short, let’s apply “spam” name to all unsolicited e-mails. The bulk of it comprises advertisements offering different goods and services.
- The most dangerous among spam messages are phishing, pharming and scamming ones. Nigerian scams, lottery and casino scams, fraudulent messages from banks and credit organizations are characteristic of them.
- Next come black political and economic PR scams and the so-called “letters of happiness”.
- There is also a technical spam, or bounce messages, generated by mail servers in reply to undelivered message, whether you did send one or not. Such e-mails might emerge as a result of mail server poor work or virus activity, of some e-mail worm, for instance.