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Gmail Users Receiving Spams From Their Own Accounts: Report

Gmail Users Receiving Spams From Their Own Accounts: Report

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The subject of the emails read "weight loss and growth supplements for men". Some Gmail users have claimed that they have been receiving ads sent to them from their own accounts despite updated passwords and two-factor authentication, the media reported. To get the messages past spam filters, the spammers have been using forged email headers to make them appear as though they are being sent via a "Canadian telecommunications company" called "Telus", Mashable reported on Sunday. The subject of the emails read "weight loss and growth supplements for men". "We are aware of a spam campaign impacting a small subset of Gmail users and have actively taken measures to protect against it," a Google spokesperson was quoted as saying. "We have identified and are reclassifying all offen...