Ever wondered why an email message was quarantined in your spam folder? Well, Google’s Gmail is now sharing that information.
In a blog post, Google announced that it would be sharing information about why it marked specific emails as spam.
So, lets take a look at some examples.
Remember last month’s malware campaign which posed as a scan from an HP printer?
Well, Gmail is intercepting those types of messages:
Here’s another example of a spam email intercepted by Gmail. This time they say they are blocking it because they have seen so many other spam messages originating from the same place:
I think it’s good that Google Gmail is doing this. If you don’t care why something was shoved in your spam folder you can happily ignore it. But if you’re curious…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter or Mastodon to read more of the exclusive content we post.