iCloud mail spam

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by Caris, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. Caris macrumors 6502a


    Sep 25, 2006
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    So I've been using iCould ever since it was MobileMe, I've never really had a problem with the email side of it. Everything has always worked great.

    I use my iCloud email for my more important mail, I have a hotmail account that I use for stuff that I don't really care about and know I might get spam through.

    But over the past few months I've been getting spam in my iCloud account, and lately i'm getting about 10-15 emails a day all similar "Click to claim your reward" etc.

    Now I've been on Apple's site and marked messages as junk, forwarded them to spam@icloud.com to be filtered but nothing is making a difference at all.

    Does anyone have any ideas on what I could do?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    It's not really a function of iCloud or any mail provider. Once your email address gets spread to a few spammers, they sell it to others, and it just keeps getting worse. Once you start getting spam at an address, there's nothing you can do to reverse it.

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