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'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« on: October 29, 2022, 07:04:27 PM »
Hi!

I would like to ask everybody, if you got a mail from Avast yesterday in the evening (see attachment).

If there 's anybody, who has informations about Avast newest services or a special hint, please report back.

Greetings from =Snake=  ???
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 08:41:20 PM by =Snake= »
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Re: 'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2022, 08:30:57 PM »
I would suggest that you remove your attached image and obscure your email address (as in my screenshot).

I haven't received an email.

EDIT my attachment removed.
« Last Edit: October 29, 2022, 09:56:40 PM by DavidR »
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Re: 'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2022, 08:44:49 PM »
1. I would suggest that you remove your attached image and obscure your email address (as in my screenshot).

2. I haven't received an email.

1: Thanks, David, done.
2: Thanks again, but what's going on?

Greetings.
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Re: 'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2022, 09:56:15 PM »
You're welcome.

I honestly don't know as I haven't received any email.

I vet all of my email before they ever get to my email client (Thunderbird), I use MailWasher pro (a paid program).  That downloads a very small portion of the email for analysis (text based) against a number of anti-spam resources.  I can also view the header information showing its origin and any redirects etc., this should give an indication the the email is genuine or a spoof. 

Only when I have approved a email does it get allowed, the remainder are deleted at server level.  The program then calls my email program and I can download the remainder.  I also don't allow 3rd party content in emails, images, etc. some of which can track that you have opened the email.  Only a few emails sources are trusted.
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Re: 'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2022, 02:42:33 PM »
I also haven't received anything.
What version of Avast? Have you turned off the items in
personal privacy that could cause this mailing?


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Re: 'Avast Update' - The new Newsletter of Avast?
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2022, 08:15:59 PM »
1. I also haven't received anything.
2. What version of Avast? Have you turned off the items in
3. personal privacy that could cause this mailing?


Hi Bob!

- 1: Thanks for your answer.
- 2: Free 2015.10.4.2233. This machine (I'm using for mails, too) has Windows 7 ultimate and the
       'Search-Module & Virus-Chest' are coming automatically and I'm controlling it every day via 'defs'!
       I deleted personal privacy. See my first post in this thread, please.
- 3: Personal privacy couldn't cause that mail, for the mail came before I wrote my first post
       here! But if you want, I can change the attachment again. See my latest change in this attachment,
       please.

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