New Unsubscribe Feature In Gmail
Gmail announce in its official Blog
Although Gmail is very popular way to get updates from our favorite brands, Social networking and official conversations. but between these things our email sometime goes public and we start mail from different companies like promotions, spam, phishing pages etc.
unsubscribe feature is a winning inning for users who are no longer interested in newsletters, marketing mails and other spam. Till Today we have to unsubscribe every email from below mail. But Gmail announce in its official blog for a unsubscribe button in mail’s top, just right next to the Sender address.
now its very easy to unsubscribe any of mail that you consider as a spam or unwanted to you.
The Question arise in your minds:
How my email address spammers/companies grabs ?
The answer is here:
Lots of users using the common domain names for email, you already know that like Gmail,Hotmail,rediffmail.
Spammers Try to sign up for random account for example I am signing up for an email in Gmail.com email@example.com but normally its exist that means spammer got an email address its “firstname.lastname@example.org”.
Brute force Searching Attack
In this attack spammers uses Special programs, like bot and crawlers. bots and crawlers are some kind of application that uses some algorithm like, in web they find @ sign means it is a Email address, So bots or crawlers save in the database.
From forums and blogs
IT is the easiest way to grab email address. generally most people post their email address in different blogs, forums, website publicly so spammers have to just copy paste that email addresses.
Tips for getting rid of spammers/companies :
disguise Email Address :-
Disguising Email is much better option for getting rid of Spammers list. If you are posting your Email address in blogs, forums or any website. Disguise your email address by inserting something obvious into it. for example
my Email address is “ME@Gmail.com”, I can disguise it “[email protected]_thisMail.com”. It will save your email from spammers, If they will get it it will not come to my email, and bounce automatically. people who want so send me Email they just remove “Delete_this” from Email and sent it to me.
you can also use some tools for encrypting Email address:
Ass maker is alternative for manual Disguising Email address.
- ASS Maker offers protection from email harvesting robots
- Easy to use, ASS Maker is a quick fix
- ASS Maker lets you specify default Subject, Cc, and body
The best thing you can do is encode your email address so that browsers can see it and spambots can not. This is what this tool attempts to do.